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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EU Funding After Brexit: Shared Prosperity Must Mean Shared Rights

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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.

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Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee report: Devolution and Exiting the EU – Reconciling Differences and Building Strong Relationships

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‘Leaving the EU will change the constitutional arrangements of the UK in relation to the devolution settlements’, says a July 2018 report from the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.

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EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series: Brexit, Gender Equality and Scotland – Opportunity or Threat?

‘It is noteworthy that whenever further devolution of power has been mooted in Scotland, equality has been high on the agenda.’

This observation by Professor Nicole Busby from the University of Strathclyde is from her guest blog on Brexit and gender equality in Scotland, as part of the EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: Pressing for Progress – Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in 2018

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‘Disabled women experience disproportionate levels of all forms of violence and abuse from carers, partners and those in the community’ says a July 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

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Scottish Government report: The Contribution of Non-UK EU Workers in the Social Care Workforce in Scotland

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‘Discussions about the potential impact of Brexit have focused on the NHS. There has been comparatively less attention paid to the social care sector.’

A June 2018 research study by the Scottish Government and Ipsos MORI looks at the contribution of non-UK EU social care workers in Scotland.

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