Publications

This section contains information about recent research on equality and human rights by academic and other researchers.
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TUC research note: ‘July Budget 2015 reforms – impacts on households’

September 18, 2015

A TUC research note published in September 2015 shows that the poorest working households will lose on average £460 a year by 2020 due to government changes to tax and benefits.
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Research ‘Understanding LGBT+ perspectives on, and experiences of, higher education’

September 3, 2015

From freshers’ week to finals: Understanding LGBT+ perspectives on, and experiences of, higher education by Eleanor Formby was published by Sheffield Hallam University in July 2015.
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British Social Attitudes: The verdict on five years of coalition government

September 2, 2015

'British Social Attitudes: The verdict on five years of coalition government' was published by NatCen in 2015.
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Report on ‘Social Inequalities in the Leading Causes of Early Death’

August 5, 2015

This evidence review analyses data from the World Health Organisation’s Detailed Mortality Database.
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Gender Equality Index 2015 – Measuring gender equality in the European Union 2005-2012

August 3, 2015

The Gender Equality Index provides a comprehensive measure of gender equality, tailored to fit the EU policy context.
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TSRC research paper on ‘The experience of Rural Black and Minority Ethnic Community Groups in England’

July 31, 2015

‘"Black People don’t drink tea…" The experience of Rural Black and Minority Ethnic Community Groups in England' by Phil Ware was published by the Third Sector Research Centre in June 2015.
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IFS report on ‘Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK: 2015’

July 20, 2015

In July 2015, the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) published its annual report on 'Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK'.
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Report: The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland

June 29, 2015

'The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland' was published by the Scottish Government in May 2015.
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Paper on ‘Introducing a Comprehensive Directive on Care in the European Union’

June 16, 2015

'Introducing a Comprehensive Directive on Care in the European Union: Elements for Further Discussion' by Maria Cristina Dos Santos Pereira was published in June 2015.
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Beyond 2015: shaping the future of equality, human rights and social justice

June 1, 2015

Published in June 2015, this collection of essays from across the UK highlights how making connections between different agendas, sectors and places can help tackle disadvantage and inequality more effectively.
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