Lone parent households lose more than any other demographic type in terms of final income in all three countries.
This is from the November 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the impact of changes to public spending on protected groups in England, Scotland and Wales up to the tax year 2021 to 2022.
Date: 10 December 2018
Location: Jewish Museum, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB
Join René Cassin as they mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR ).
The Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society (Civil Society Futures) have launched their final report in November 2018 (pdf). Chaired by Julia Unwin, the inquiry seeks to give the sector the tools it needs to address and find solutions to challenges facing society.
In partnership with the University of Exeter, Asylum Aid have produced the animation ‘Your asylum appeal hearing: information to help you to let asylum appellants know what to expect’.
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?
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.
Mind is recruiting a policy and campaigns manager on a fixed term (10 months) contract, in London. The closing date for applications is 10 December 2018.
The Work and Pensions Committee is conducting a November 2018 inquiry into the current state of the UK’s welfare safety net, prompted by the evidence of debt, hunger and homelessness it has heard across several recent inquiries.
Responses must be made by 14 December 2018.
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 …
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The Scottish Government are consulting on measures to strengthen the existing legislative framework to protect women and girls from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). They are seeking views on several additional provisions, and on the prevalence of other, overlapping forms of violence against women. The deadline is 4 January 2019.