‘In the 21st century, there is no excuse for racial discrimination. Yet black people in the EU today are still victims of widespread and unacceptable levels of discrimination and harassment simply because of their skin colour’.
This is according to the November 2018 report (pdf) from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), which examines the experiences of nearly 6,000 black people in 12 European Union Member States.
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: 19 December 2018 Time: 10am – 4pm Location: Manor Gardens Centre, 6-9 Manor Gardens, London, N7 6LA Cost: Free The British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) is inviting health and social care teams to attend a training day on human rights within the Transforming Care programme. The training will cover how to use human …
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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.
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?
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.
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.
Action on Hearing Loss have launched a range of practical resources (word) to highlight the simple actions that employers can take to make the workplace more inclusive for people with deafness and hearing loss.
One in seven LGBT people (14 per cent) have avoided treatment for fear of discrimination because they’re LGBT.
This is according to the November 2018 report (pdf) from Stonewall on mental health and well-being of LGBT people.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their response to the consultation on the Reform of the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) (pdf), in October 2018.