British Institute of Human Rights training: A Human Rights Approach in Transforming Care Partnerships – 19 December 2018 (London)

Date: 19 December 2018 Time: 10am – 4pm Location: Manor Gardens Centre, 6-9 Manor Gardens, London, N7 6LA Cost: Free The British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) is inviting health and social care teams to attend a training day on human rights within the Transforming Care programme. The training will cover how to use human …

London School of Economics report: Switching Focus

What ‘levers’ could best influence employers to improve disabled people’s
employment and pay?

This is one of the key questions which is explored in the November 2018 report from the London School of Economics which seeks to answer, whose responsibility is it to improve disabled people’s employment and pay?

Fawcett Society briefing paper: #FaceHerFuture

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Following the publication of the Withdrawal Agreement, it is clear that women are still missing from the Government’s agenda on Brexit.

The Fawcett Society have produced a briefing  paper (pdf) as part of their campaign  #FaceHerFuture on Brexit and women.

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper: Civil society space – views of organisations

More than half of civil society organisations (CSOs) say the situation for civil society in their country has deteriorated or strongly deteriorated in the past three years. This is according to a November 2018 conference paper from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights on civil society space in 2018. The paper summarises the results of …

Scottish Government consultation: The future of civil partnership in Scotland

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The Scottish Government have launched a consultation on the future of civil partnership in Scotland, in light of a recent UK Supreme Court decision. They are seeking views from the public on two options: the closure of civil partnership to new relationships from a specific date in the future, and the broadening of civil partnership …