News and Views

Equality and Diversity Forum- February Newsletter

10th February

Welcome to the Equality and Diversity Forum newsletter

Government and public bodies – news and information

Women and Equalities Committee report – workplace pregnancy discrimination and Government response

Social Mobility, the Class Pay Gap and Intergenerational Worklessness: New Insights from the Labour Force Survey

Women and Equalities Committee – equalities review of 2015 spending and Government response

Acas and GEO guidance on gender pay gap reporting

Lenehan Review into Care of Children with Learning Disabilities

APPG on Migration inquiry on Brexit and immigration

Work and Pensions Committee report – the Disability Employment Gap

EHRC consultation on their measurement framework


Non-governmental organisation resources

IFS Green Budget 2017

The Legal Education Foundation report – Digital Delivery of Legal Services to People on Low Incomes

NCEDPOD report – Treat as One, bridging the gap between mental and physical healthcare in general hospitals

Action on Hearing Loss campaign and report: Working for Change

Fawcett Society review – Sex Discrimination Law

Jo Cox Commission to tackle loneliness – #HappyToChat

Overlooked and Overrepresented – Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children in the youth justice system



CRE training on evaluating anti-prejudice projects – 16, 21, 22 February 2017

ROTA training on using the Equality Act – 16 and 23 February 2017

Disability Rights UK seminar on Inclusive Practice in Careers Provision – 21 February 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

TUC vacancies: Policy and Campaigns Support Officers x3

TUC vacancy: Policy Officer

Women’s Budget Group vacancy: Administration and Research Assistant


The Equality and Diversity Forum is a network of national organisations committed to progress on age, disability, gender and gender identity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation and broader equality and human rights issues. EDF is a registered charity (no. 1135357) and is hosted by Age UK.

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