Month: September 2018

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Age UK report: For Love and Money

‘If there is a negative shock such as divorce, it is often the female partner who bears the higher financial risk.’

This is according to the August 2018 report (pdf) from Age UK on women’s pensions, expenditure and decision-making in retiremen

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: The Impact of LASPO on Routes to Justice

The main barriers to justice are the high cost of legal representation, the difficulty of navigating the tribunal process without support and a low level of knowledge about employment rights.

This is according to the September 2018 report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the impact of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), since it came into force in 2013.

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Galop resource: Online LGBT+ DV Library

Galop have updated their online LGBT+ DV Resource Library, in August 2018.

This collection provides direct links to UK based resources relevant for LGBT+ people, service providers working with LGBT+ victims of domestic abuse and researchers interested in the topic. 

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