Nearly three-quarters of people in Britain (74%) agreed that there should be equality for all groups in Britain, but one in ten (10%) people surveyed disagreed.
This statistic is from the October 2018 research report on the first national survey of prejudice in Britain in over a decade.
Analysis shows local areas spend an average of 6% of their mental health budget on children, despite children making up around 20% of the population.
This is according to the October 2018 briefing (pdf) from the Children’s Commissioner on children’s mental health treatment.
Just for Kids have launched a campaign to challenge the government’s policy of allowing children to be used as spies by police and other investigative agencies.
‘63% of girls and young women aged 13-21 don’t feel safe walking
home alone’ says the 2018 annual survey (pdf) from Girlguiding, in September 2018.
Galop have updated their online LGBT+ DV Resource Library, in August 2018.
This collection provides direct links to UK based resources relevant for LGBT+ people, service providers working with LGBT+ victims of domestic abuse and researchers interested in the topic.
783,000 people aged 16-24 were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) in the second quarter of 2018. This corresponds to 11.2% of all people in this age group. This is according to an August 2018 House of Commons Library research briefing on young NEET people .
Date: 20 and 21 October 2018
Time: 08:30 – 17:45
Location: 12 Centenary Park, Coronet Way, Eccles, Salford, Manchester M50 1RE
Cost: Varied Prices
FiLiA is inviting all feminist campaigners, activists, artists, academics and revolutionaries to attend their conference. This event will bring together women fighting injustices across the world, fighting violence towards women, pay disparity, discrimination against refugees, racism, classism.
Childhood school and neighborhood deprivation is negatively associated with adolescents’ school performance, aspirations and expectations for their future. This is the key finding from the August 2018 working paper by the LSE International Inequalities Institute on adolescents’ futures in relation to their socioeconomic background.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their response to the consultation on the Home Affairs Committee Inquiry (pdf), in July 2018.
Child Rights Alliance England (CRAE) have opened a call for evidence ahead of their flagship annual publication on the state of children’s rights in England. They are looking for input to help make the report credible, relevant and change-focused. The deadline is 14 September 2018