Care Quality Commission report: State of Care 2017/18

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Older LGB people have lived through direct discrimination in mental health services and there is not enough research exploring the effects of this on both the mental health of older LGB people and how they access services now.

State of Care 2017/18 (pdf) is the Care Quality Commission’s annual assessment of health and social care in England.

Newcastle University and Institute of Health and Society: Want, Disease, Ignorance, Squalor and Idleness – Beveridge’s Five Giants Revisited from a Human Rights Perspective – 25 April 2019 (Newcastle upon Tyne)

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Date: 25 April 2019
Time: 08:30 – 16:45
Location: King’s Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
Cost: Free 

After years of austerity and in a climate of uncertainty, it is now more necessary than ever to examine the link between human rights and the social justice agenda.

Newcastle Law School and Institute of Health and Society invite you to a joint conference on health inequalities and human rights.

Women’s Resource Centre report: Women’s Equality in England – Shadow Report submitted to the UN CEDAW Committee

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There is a lack of protection and support for migrant women facing domestic abuse and their children, transnational marriage abandonment, and extra-territorial jurisdiction. 

The Women’s Resource Centre have produced the England Shadow report (pdf) for the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) . 

Equality and Human Rights Commission briefing paper: Following Grenfell – The Right to Adequate and Safe Housing

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The fact that people with limited mobility were living high up in Grenfell Tower and faced greater difficulties escaping the fire raises important questions about discrimination against certain groups and accessibility standards.

This is from the September 2018 briefing report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC),  which explains the human rights issues raised by the Grenfell Tower fire.

SafeLives report: Free to be Safe

Our data shows that where non-LGBT+ services are engaging with
LGBT+ people, there is a bias towards female bisexual women who have
experienced abuse from a male partner.

This is according to SafeLives’ August 2018 report which highlights the experiences of LGBT+ victims and survivors of domestic abuse, and what needs to change so that every survivor gets the support they need.