The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) Research Network is a multi-disciplinary equality and human rights network bringing together academics, policy makers, NGOs and funders to inform and improve UK policy and legislation.

EDF and Research Network members give evidence on Equalities legislation after Brexit

Ali Harris, EDF Chief Executive, and Research Network members Professor Anna Lawson from Leeds University, and Professor Sylvia Walby from the University of Lancaster gave evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee on 31 November 2016.
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EHRC Research update September 2016

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Research Database Newsletter for September 2016 includes details of new research on causes and motivations of hate crime.
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Mapping the Great Repeal Bill – EU Law & Protection of Human Rights

Angela Patrick, from Doughty Street Chambers, produced a background paper for the Thomas Paine Initiative, entitled ‘Mapping The Great Repeal: European Union Law And The Protection Of Human Rights‘, published in December 2016.
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Research on the housing needs of disabled people

Research by the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion shows 'a significant demand for accessible housing to rent and buy'.
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Research on inequalities in outcomes in London and the North of England

A paper published by the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at LSE suggests that the economic divergence between London and the Northern regions in England continues to grow.
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IFS report: ‘Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK’

The IFS report 'Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK' was published in July 2016.
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Report of EDF Research Network and QMUL seminar on fair treatment at work

In June 2016, the EDF Research Network and the Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity held a seminar to discuss 'Raising the bar on equality and fair treatment at work'.
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Tessa Wright: ‘Gender and Sexuality in Male-Dominated Occupations’

'Gender and Sexuality in Male-Dominated Occupations. Women Working in Construction and Transport' by Tessa Wright was published by Palgrove in 2016.
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Evidence review: ‘Creating more Equal Societies – What Works?’

'Creating more Equal Societies - What Works?' was published by the European Commission in June 2016.
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EHRC research update June 2016

The Equality and Human Rights Commission Research Database Newsletter for June 2016 includes an equal pay and pay gaps reading list.
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