The 2019 Modern Families Index (pdf) reveals that parents working part time (most of whom are women) have just a 21% chance of being promoted within the next three years, compared to 45% for their full-time counterparts.
Through their frontline work, Rights of Women have witnessed the devastating impacts that the cuts to legal aid enacted by LASPO have had on the ability of women survivors of violence and abuse to obtain safety and justice.
They have produced a February 2019 report (pdf) which analyses the accessibility of the scheme for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and abuse.
‘It has been argued that the implications of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) recommendations and White Paper proposals being implemented would likely be: labour shortages, tax rises, administrative overload, population decline, and increased potential for constitutional conflict.’ This is from a January 2019 Scottish Parliament briefing on immigration policy (pdf) ahead of Brexit. The briefing …
The Welsh Government firmly believes that the integration of refugees and asylum seekers should begin on day one of their arrival.
This is from the January 2019 Welsh refugee and asylum seeker plan (pdf).
We’re recruiting an intern to learn from and contribute to our work.
You’ll focus on two important new policy projects. The first is about advancing the rule of law on equality and human rights after Brexit. The other will support the Race Equality Funders’ Network to improve the practice of funders and increase investment in race equality.
This internship is for someone from a Black, Asian, minority ethnic, or mixed race background. Our internship programme is a positive action initiative under the Equality Act 2010. It is part of our commitment to addressing the under-representation of people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds in EDF and in policy and public affairs roles in the wider voluntary sector.
‘Despite experiences of contact with multiple services, in many cases the lack of information, inadequate risk assessment, and multi-agency work, means that many women continue to fall through the gaps, remaining invisible.’ This is from a January 2019 report (pdf) from Agenda, AVA (Against Violence & Abuse) and the Lloyds Bank Foundation. The report examines …
Mind is recruiting a communications assistant – Time to Change on a fixed term contract (31 March 2020 with a view to extend), in London. The deadline for applications is 26 February 2019.
Date: 20 February 2019
Location: Laycock Professional Development Centre (PDC), Laycock Street , London , N1 1TH
This 2 hour session is open to senior leadership within North Central London Transforming Care Partnership (TCP). The session will offer two things:
Women’s Budget Group (WBG) is recruiting a public affairs officer on a two-year contract, in London. The deadline for applications is 8 March 2019.
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.