Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights report: Impact of economic reforms and austerity measures on women’s human rights

Office of the High Commisioner for Human Rights

‘Of the various forms of inequality in the labour market, women’s unpaid care work is often neglected in the design of policies and economic reforms.’ This is according to an October 2018 report from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (pdf). The report, by the Independent Expert on foreign debt and human …

Women’s Budget Group: How Does Austerity Impact on Women’s Human Rights? – 4 December 2018 (London)

Date:  4 December 2018
Time: 10.00am – 12.30pm
Location: NYU London, 6 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3RA
Cost: Free

Austerity measures around the world are often hitting women the hardest, concludes the October 2018 report submitted to the UN General Assembly by Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights.

Join the Women’s Budget Group to hear Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky present the findings of his report and discuss the conclusions and ways forward with a panel of experts.

Care Quality Commission report: State of Care 2017/18

Care Quality Commission

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.