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Brexit and EU Citizens Rights Factfile

EU Commission contracted the Law Centre NI have attended a number of information sessions on EU citizens’ rights in the aftermath of Brexit. Below is the content of the presentation delivered at those sessions and also 2 briefing papers drafted by Institute Of Conflict Research Brexit&EU Project. EU citizens’ rights and Brexit 22.01.19 ICR Brexit and eYou briefing paper No …

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Women in the Labour Market in NI – report

DEPARTMENT FOR THE ECONOMY 18 December 2018 Women in the Labour Market in Northern Ireland The following publication considers the different labour market experiences of women and men in Northern Ireland. A consistent feature of the labour market is higher unemployment and employment rates for males and higher inactivity rates for females. Using the Labour Force Survey quarterly and household …

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Effects of aging population on the economy – research findings

By 2066, one in four people in the UK will be aged 65 and over. How does this affect the economy, services and society?   This Office of National Statics report presents the initial findings of research into two barriers to working at older ages – health and caring. Follow the link below to read the report in full: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/ageing/articles/livinglongerhowourpopulationischangingandwhyitmatters/2018-08-13/

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Stronger Together Policy briefing on Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Interpreting Service (NIHSCIS)

Stronger Together Policy briefing on Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Interpreting Service (NIHSCIS) November 2018 Following reports from a number of member groups that some GP practices are not providing face-to-face interpreting for patients we have provided this policy briefing. We have contacted the Health and Social Care (HSC) Business Services Organisation which has responsibility to provide a broad …

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Brexit and eYou: Information for EU/EEA Nationals – Briefing Paper Sept 2018

EU nationals articulate concerns about their future The Institute for Conflict Research’s Brexit and eYou project is supporting EU/EEA nationals to engage with decision-makers and to build their capacity to advocate for protection of their rights. The project aims to articulate their concerns about Brexit’s potential impact on their economic and social rights, and to highlight perspectives which could otherwise be overlooked at government and …

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A decade of destitution:

The British Red Cross in partnership with their partner agency Mustard Tree released a report relating to map destitution among asylum seekers and refugees in Greater Manchester. http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Advocacy/~/media/BritishRedCross/Documents/What%20we%20do/UK%20services/Greater%20Manchester%20destitution%20report.pdf

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Sexual Violence and Abuse Report

Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) has released its latest report on Sexual Violence and Abuse. A copy of the report can be found at http://www.cjini.org/TheInspections/Inspection-Reports/Latest-Publications.aspx?did=1250 Please feel free to distribute this information within your organisation and to any other parties who you think may have an interest in this subject matter. If there are colleagues/individuals who would like to …

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New BME Study Wales– Joseph Rowntree Foundation

New BME Study Wales– Joseph Rowntree Foundation A new  Joseph Rowntree Foundation study  focuses on the experiences of people in Wales from five ethnic groups groups – Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Polish, Somali and white British/Welsh. The research included those living in a large city, the north Wales coast, the south Wales valleys and the countryside. Some Results Include: There were marked …

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