The Government Equalities Office have published its 8th report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (pdf), in April 2018.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their business plan 2018/19 (PDF), in March 2018.
This plan outlines the priorities for their work in the coming year.
‘EU and EEA migrants living in Northern Ireland are facing high levels of fear and uncertainty around their status and rights in the aftermath of Brexit’.
This is according to the January 2018 report (pdf) from the Human Rights Consortium on the human rights implications of Brexit in Northern Ireland.
“Leaving the EU need not – and should not – result in ordinary people losing existing rights.”
This is from the January 2018 report (pdf) from Liberty on the potential implications of Brexit on human rights.
‘The referendum brought to the fore many of the social, political and economic divides in the UK that had long gone unaddressed or even unnoticed.’
This is from the January 2018 report (pdf) from the UK in a Changing Europe on Brexit and Public Opinion.
Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published the results of its second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey in December 2017. The report follows up and expands on FRA’s first major EU-wide survey on minorities’ and migrants’ experiences. The survey focuses on discrimination across the EU’s 27 member states and if there has been progress …
‘Women lose more than men from reforms at every income level,’ says a November 2017 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
This report is a summary of the first set of results from their project which looks at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.
In a British Sociological Association blog, Nasar Meer (University of Edinburgh) looks at some of the policy challenges of Brexit from the perspective of race equality, concluding that ‘Brexit is a reminder that anti-racism is an unsettled, incomplete and on-going pursuit’.
In June 2017, Isabel Shutes and Sarah Walker wrote an article examining the gendered effects of restricting EU migrants’ access to rights to residence and to social benefits in relation to work, self-sufficiency and family.