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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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National Barometer of Prejudice and Discrimination in Britain Report

British Equality and Human Rights Commission’s published a report : National barometer of prejudice and discrimination in Britain. Almost 3,000 people across Britain talked about their experiences of prejudice and their attitudes towards different groups. Forty-two per cent of all respondents said they had experienced prejudice in the last year, with this figure being higher among minority groups, as detailed …

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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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