In October 2010, the Government announced the decision to close the Women’s National Commission (WNC) with effect from 31 December.
The Equality and Diversity Forum launched its 2011-2013 strategy at a reception with the Rt Hon Theresa May MP and Trevor Phillips OBE on 7 December 2010.
‘Workplace equality – turning policy into practice’, a report by Frances McAndrew for the Equality and Diversity Forum, was launched at a conference in London on 25 November 2010.
‘Human rights and equality in the voluntary sector’ by BIHR and EDF was published by the EHRC on 10 December 2010 (International Human Rights Day).
In December 2010, the ONS published the ‘Life Opportunities Survey Interim Report’.
‘The Rights’ Future’ is a collaborative web-based writing project launched in October 2010 by Conor Gearty, Professor of human rights law at the London School of Economics.
In 2010, UNICEF published ‘The children left behind. A league table of inequality in child well-being in the world’s rich countries’.
In 2010, the Council of Europe published ‘The prohibition of discrimination under the European Convention on Human Rights’.
‘Making written information easier to understand for people with learning disabilities: Guidance for people who commission or produce Easy Read information’ was published in November 2010.
On 2 December 2010, the Government published its Equality Strategy and announced that the Government Equalities Office will become a unit of the Home Office.