Figures from the Race Disparity Audit’s Ethnicity Facts and Figures website and the BITC Race at Work Survey highlight that people from ethnic minorities persistently encounter significant disparities in employment and progression.
Business in the Community have launched the Race at Work Charter, in October 2018, which commits businesses who sign up to a set of principles and actions designed to improve the recruitment and progression of ethnic minority employees.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights have launched an October 2018 inquiry on whether the Government’s proposals on how the EU settlement scheme will work. This inquiry looks at the unjustified detention and deportation, in particular.
The deadline for submissions is 10 December 2018.
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.
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) .
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.
Liberty is recruiting a Policy and Campaigns Intern to provide vital support to their advocacy team. The position is three days per week, pays a London Living Wage and is based in Westminster, London. The closing date for applications is 22 October 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.