An intersectional analysis of Brexit suggests that Black British children are the forgotten victims of the decision to leave the EU. Due to the nationality of their primary carer, their rights as British and EU citizens have been pushed aside in the Brexit negotiations by both the European Commission and the UK government.
Professor Iyiola Solanke from the University of Leeds discusses the forgotten Zambrano Families for the Gendering Brexit Blog series.
Date: 7 March 2019
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Location: Disqus Suite, Unite the Union, Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road 128 Theobald’s Road, London WC1X 8TN
Join the Women’s Budget Group as they launch their new report on the impact of cuts to local government funding on women.
Home Office data from 2018 showed a noticeable increase in hate crimes recorded by the police across all monitored strands.
This is according to the February 2019 report (pdf) from the APPG on hate crime.
14 police forces are using, have previously used or are planning to use shady algorithms which ‘map’ future crime or predict who will commit or be a victim of crime, using biased police data.
This is according to the February 2019 report (pdf) from Liberty on police algorithms.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) are seeking views on proposals for new statutory guidance for local authorities to improve access to social housing for members of the Armed Forces community.
The deadline for responses is 8 March 2019.
Date: 13 March 2019
Location: Churchill Building, Handbridge Campus, University of Chester, Queen’s Park Road, Chester CH4 7AD
The Young Women’s Trust and the University of Chester invite you to their ‘Positive Action at Work?’ conference.
The Government has produced a January 2019 response (pdf) to the domestic abuse consultation and draft Domestic Abuse Bill.
The government has committed to introduce a Domestic Abuse Bill, which will provide a once-in-a generation opportunity to transform the response to this terrible crime.
The Department for business, energy and industrial strategy is seeking views on extending redundancy protection for women and new parents.
The deadline for responses is 5 April 2019.
The Ministry of Justice seek views to develop an evidence base which will inform revisions made to the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice. The deadline for responses is 7 March 2019.
The House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee has exchanged letters, dated December 2018 and January 2019, with the Government about the Political Declaration. The correspondence relates to a change in wording to the Declaration regarding the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).