Equality and Diversity Forum
Citizens Advice belongs to the Equality and Diversity Forum which is the network of national organisations committed to progress on age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, sexual orientation and broader equality and human rights issues:
Latest forum discussions
Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University initiative: Article 22
The Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University have launched the Article 22 initiative in November 2017. This project aims to identify the law and policy changes we need to secure economic, social and cultural rights in the UK.
British Future vacancy: Office Manager/Executive Assistant
British Future is recruiting an Office Manager/Executive Assistant, on a short-term basis, in London. Applications close on 24 November 2017.
Department for Education and Government Equalities Office report: Gender Pay Gap – Employers’ Action and Understanding
The Department for Education and the Government Equalities Office have published a November 2017 report on the gender pay gap (GPG). This research looks at how employers understand the gender pay gap and what actions they are taking to close it.
Sisters For Change report: Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection – Public Authority Responses to Violence Against Black and Minority Ethnic Women in England
BME and refugee women are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than other women in the UK, says a November 2017 from Sisters For Change. Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection assesses how the UK Government and public authorities – both centrally and locally – are responding to violence against BME women in England.
Asylum Aid and NatCen report: Through Her Eyes – Enabling Women’s Best Evidence in UK Asylum Appeals
When women flee human rights abuses and seek protection in another country, they are dependent on an asylum process that may not take account of their experiences as women. This is from a November 2017 report (pdf) from Asylum Aid and NatCen, which explores how women seeking asylum navigate the appeals process.