Equality and Diversity Forum : March Newsletter

6 March 2017
Welcome to the Equality and Diversity Forum newsletter.


Opinion:  Just Fair – Equality matters to human rights. We need a socio-economic duty.

Government and public bodies – news and information

WEC Report and EDF Response – Ensuring Strong Equalities Legislation After Brexit

The McGregor-Smith Review and Government Response – Race in the Workplace

EHRC inquiry and Call for Evidence: Housing for Disabled People

EHRC Guidance: Delivering the Prevent Duty in a Proportionate and Fair way

National Preventive Mechanism Guidance – Isolation in Detention

Government campaign on workers wage rights – #CheckYourPay


Non-governmental organisation resources

Fawcett Society Briefing: Gender Pay Gap by Ethnicity in Britain

Restorative Justice Council report – Restorative Justice and BAME Children in the Youth Justice System

Equinet discussion paper – Fighting Discrimination on the Ground of Race and Ethnic Origin

RSA Inclusive Growth Commission report – Putting Principles into Practice

Time to Change Campaign – In Your Corner

Children’s Society Poll: more spent on repaying problem debts than on food



CASE Social Exclusion Seminar: Destitution in the UK – 15 March 2017

enei Annual Conference: Social Inclusion… Why bother? – 15 March 2017

NHS event: realising the potential of learning disability employment in the NHS – 17 March 2017

CPAG event: Right to Reside for Children and their Primary Carers – 17 and 30 March 2017

Women’s Resource Centre training: making the case, equalities and human rights – 28 March 2017

Disabled Children’s Research Forum – 30 June 2017


Vacancies, tenders and funding opportunities

Disability Rights UK vacancy – Chief Executive

Equaliteach vacancy – Youth Education Officer

Amnesty International UK vacancy – Government and Political Relations Manager

Equality Unit – Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund

EHRC vacancies – Communications

EHRC vacancies – Policy and Programmes


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