Institute of Fundraising vacancy: Programme Manager – Equality Diversity and Inclusion in the Fundraising Profession

Institute of Fundraising

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) is recruiting a Programme Manager to project manage the implementation of their equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) programme. This initial one-year fixed term contract is based in London.

The deadline for applications is 2 November 2018.

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Business in the Community charter: Race at Work

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Figures from the Race Disparity Audit’s Ethnicity Facts and Figures website and the BITC Race at Work Survey highlight that people from ethnic minorities persistently encounter significant disparities in employment and progression.

Business in the Community have launched the Race at Work Charter, in October 2018, which commits businesses who sign up to a set of principles and actions designed to improve the recruitment and progression of ethnic minority employees.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission research report: Developing a National Barometer of Prejudice and Discrimination in Britain

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Nearly three-quarters of people in Britain (74%) agreed that there should be equality for all groups in Britain, but one in ten (10%) people surveyed disagreed.

This statistic is from the October 2018 research report on the first national survey of prejudice in Britain in over a decade.

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Women’s Resource Centre report: Women’s Equality in England – Shadow Report submitted to the UN CEDAW Committee

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There is a lack of protection and support for migrant women facing domestic abuse and their children, transnational marriage abandonment, and extra-territorial jurisdiction.

The Women’s Resource Centre have produced the England Shadow report (pdf) for the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) .

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EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series: What Will Brexit Mean for Survivors of Domestic Abuse?

As Theresa May pledges to bring a decade of austerity to a close, it comes too late for the 6 in 10 women who were turned away from refuges last year, following funding cuts to domestic violence services. Increased waiting lists have left women facing a terrible decision: sleep rough, or return home to violent partners.

So what does Brexit mean for the 1.2 million women throughout England and Wales who will likely experience domestic abuse this year? What changes, both good and bad, can we expect?

Stacey Lamb, Growth and Operations Officer at Just Fair,  contributes this blog on the implications of Brexit on domestic abuse for the Gendering Brexit Blog series.

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The Children’s Commissioner briefing: Children’s Mental Healthcare in England

Analysis shows local areas spend an average of 6% of their mental health budget on children, despite children making up around 20% of the population.

This is according to the October 2018 briefing (pdf) from the Children’s Commissioner on children’s mental health treatment.

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