The Joint Select Committee have launched a December 2018 inquiry into the treatment of people with learning disabilities and autism in Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs) and other inpatient units.
‘There is an urgent need of human rights leadership in today’s world’, this is according to the December 2018 report (pdf) from the First Minister’s Advisory Group on Human Rights Leadership.
The National Audit Office have published a December 2018 report (pdf) to examine the handling of the Windrush situation.
This report seeks to increase transparency about what happened, establish whether problems with the Department’s information management and management of immigration casework may have contributed to the situation.
There is strong evidence that a ‘No Deal’ or ‘Hard’ Brexit would be the most damaging for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, women and those on low incomes with few qualifications.
This is from the November 2018 briefing from Race on the Agenda (ROTA) which looks at the implications of Brexit on BAME communities.
The End Violence Against Women Coalition have published a December 2018 survey (pdf) to better understand attitudes to rape, and people’s understanding of the law on rape.
‘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 …
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.
In partnership with the University of Exeter, Asylum Aid have produced the animation ‘Your asylum appeal hearing: information to help you to let asylum appellants know what to expect’.