Date: 6 December 2018 Time: 7pm – 9pm Location: Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA Cost: Up to £10 The Runnymede Trust invites you to Britain’s Private Shame, an uncensored look at Britain’s colonial past. The event asks how, in a post-Brexit world, should we treat the legacy of the British Empire?
Reports of Islamophobia indicate that Muslim women are the main victims. 61% of the incidents reported to Tell MAMA in 2015 were against women.
This figure is from the 2018 report (pdf) from the University of Newcastle on islamophobia.
Tell a human story.
This is the first lesson from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights’ toolkit on how to effectively communicate human rights, in September 2018.
As Theresa May pledges to bring a decade of austerity to a close, it comes too late for the 6 in 10 women who were turned away from refuges last year, following funding cuts to domestic violence services. Increased waiting lists have left women facing a terrible decision: sleep rough, or return home to violent partners.
So what does Brexit mean for the 1.2 million women throughout England and Wales who will likely experience domestic abuse this year? What changes, both good and bad, can we expect?
Stacey Lamb, the Growth and Operations Officer at Just Fair, contributes this blog on the implications of Brexit on domestic abuse for the Gendering Brexit Blog series.
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.
Action on Hearing Loss is recruiting a Director of Digital Transformation and Communication to play a central role in increasing the reach and profile of the charity. The position is full time and based in Highbury, London. The closing date for applications is 2 November 2018.
Social protections have been reduced and disabled people and their families continue to be some of the hardest hit.
This is from the October 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on disability rights in the United Kingdom.
‘For the majority of people, #MeToo has shifted social norm’ says the October 2018 briefing (pdf) from the Fawcett Society on the impact of the #MeToo movement.
There’s no place for hate in Scotland. Report it to stop it.
This is from the Scottish Government who have launched a hate crime campaign to put an end to hate crime in Scotland.
Disability Rights Rights UK have launched the Right to Participate project to increased awareness of the Equality Act and the ways it can protect disabled people from discrimination in everyday situations.