‘For the most part the debate about Brexit was one that divided low-income voters in much the same way as the rest of the country.’ This is according to an October 2018 analysis from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation of questions on attitudes to Brexit from the 2017 British Social Attitudes survey. It focuses on the …
There is a desperate lack of refuge spaces for victims of domestic abuse -refuge provision should be a statutory obligation, backed by national ring fenced funding.
This is from the October 2018 report from the Home Affairs Committee on the forthcoming Government Bill on Domestic Abuse.
‘We believe that people who have risked everything to find safety should have the best chance possible of contributing to our society and integrating into their new communities.’ This is according to an October 2018 launch report (pdf) from the Lift the Ban coalition.
Although positive progress has been made in some areas of life for some people, there is still a lot more to do to ensure everyone is free from discrimination and can enjoy their basic human rights.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have published their review of how Britain is performing on equality and human rights (pdf), in October 2018.
‘There is both a strong moral and economic case for extensive employment protections’ This is according to an October 2018 paper from IPPR looking at the future of employment rights after Brexit.
‘We have seen a welcome increase in reporting…however, this increase in reporting is also thought to reflect a genuine rise in hate crime around specific events such as the Westminster Bridge terrorist attack.’ This is according to an October 2018 update to the Government’s Hate crime action plan (pdf).
Over the last forty years, European Union funding has provided a safety net for people facing inequality and discrimination and offered them a chance to make their lives better.
This funding will end when the UK leaves the EU.
In this briefing, Liz Shannon, our parliamentary and policy adviser looks at the future of funding following our exit from the European Union.
Date: 15 November 2018
Location: Murray Lecture Theatre, Building 58, Highfield Campus, Southampton SO17 1TW
As part of the Distinguished Lecture Series at the University of Southampton, Stefan Cross QC will be discussing his personal experiences and views around the gender pay gap, equal pay legislation, and who the legends are in equality and discrimination.
Date: 25 April 2019
Time: 08:30 – 16:45
Location: King’s Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
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.
REDRESS is coordinating a joint civil society shadow report to the Committee against Torture. The report aims to provide an alternative view of the measures taken by the UK to implement its obligations under the Convention against Torture. They are seeking written evidence to inform the report, as well as holding consultation events throughout England …