Category: Health and Social Care

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Equality and Human Rights Commission briefing paper: Following Grenfell – The Right to Adequate and Safe Housing

The fact that people with limited mobility were living high up in Grenfell Tower and faced greater difficulties escaping the fire raises important questions about discrimination against certain groups and accessibility standards.

This is from the September 2018 briefing report (pdf) from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC),  which explains the human rights issues raised by the Grenfell Tower fire.

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SafeLives report: Free to be Safe

Our data shows that where non-LGBT+ services are engaging with
LGBT+ people, there is a bias towards female bisexual women who have
experienced abuse from a male partner.

This is according to SafeLives’ August 2018 report which highlights the experiences of LGBT+ victims and survivors of domestic abuse, and what needs to change so that every survivor gets the support they need. 

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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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