In a contribution to the JRF's 'social evils' series, author Ferdinand Mount discusses the theme of 'inequality'. In 2007 the JRF asked the British public for their views on what constituted a 'social evil'. In this Viewpoint, Ferdinand Mount explores one aspect raised by many respondents - the problems created by an unequal society. He discusses five inequalities and how to remedy them: political inequality; differing life outcomes; inequality of opportunity; treatment and responsibility; shared equality of membership in the areas of nation, faith and family.
Website that showcases what young people have been doing to tackle human trafficking. It focuses on the Start Freedom campaign.
YouTube channel of the EHRC on which can be found numerous videos on a range of topics connected to the themes of equality, fairness and human rights.
Report presenting the findings and conclusions of a research project which set out to identify and demonstrate the use of data sources which would inform the development of inequalities-sensitive children's services planning processes.
Report presenting the findings from the first phase of a research project set up to investigate how local government can build up more trusting relationships with its citizens. Based on the findings, it identifies a new typology of the trust relationships which the public wants to cultivate with government.
Report of a research project in which three UK cities, Cardiff, Preston and Swindon, were explored in order to reveal the processes by which the public life of cities more generally might be re-energised.
Report of a study which sought to identify the most deprived areas in England, Scotland and Wales and examine the impact of spatial disadvantage on educational outcomes for 16-18 year olds. It also looked at the comparative change in deprivation and educational outcomes over time.
Document containing a series of essays which examine the challenges facing 'Maggie's children', those born between 1980 and 1995, and their prospects for the later stages of their lives in 50 years time. Topics discussed include pensions, health and social care and education and recommendations are made as to how these challenges can be met.
Briefing paper providing advice to higher education institutions in England on drawing up disability equality schemes. It features a broad range of examples of involvement from higher education institutions.
In this position paper, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) sets out a skills and qualifications framework that should support practice learning, both in the new degree and across social care organisations. We focus on ways of supporting those whose task it is to assess practice in the workplace ('practice assessors’). We also look at employers’ opportunities for organisational development, improved practice standards and human resource development (HRD).