Government Equalities Office press release: £2.6 million to improve lives of LGBT people

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More school children will be protected from homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying following a £1 million extension to a successful programme as part of the government’s LGBT Action Plan.

This is from the November 2018 press release from the Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt.

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Women and Equalities Committee report: Older People and Employment – Government and EHRC Responses to the Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2017–19

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‘More than a million over 50s talents are wasted’ says the October 2018 report (pdf) from the Women and Equalities Committee on older people and employment.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: Is Britain Fairer?

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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.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: Progress on Disability Rights in the United Kingdom

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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.

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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Domestic Violence and Abuse report: Creating a Truly Transformative Domestic Abuse Bill

Breaking down the specific barriers faced by Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) women must be central to the bill.

This is from the September 2018 report (pdf) from the APPG on Domestic Violence and Abuse which makes key recommendations for the Government on issues to cover in forthcoming Domestic Abuse Bill

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