The United Nations General Assembly has designated today (November 25) as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The important question is how can this translate into action at a global level? As local authority members know all too well, it all begins with action at a local level.
As part of the recent Global Local Recap on crime prevention and rehabilitation, Ana Oppenheim, from the London-based charity Switchback, writes about supporting prison leavers in the community through mentorship and partnerships.
Understanding, engaging and representing the disabled community: “Don’t be the barrier, be the empowerer”
We sat down with Nigel Long to discuss the launch of his new training and consulting agency, Action Disability, and what he hopes for the future of the agency and the overall disability agenda across local government.
Many households have experienced financial shocks over the past few years, how can a local data driven approach to inclusion support greater resilience?
This briefing provides a brief overview of the new National Agreement and the framework for implementation, followed by suggestions for what individual local governments can do to implement the National Agreement in their local and regional areas.
What are think tanks saying about levelling up, climate change, economic regeneration and more this month?
A just transition to net zero ensures environmental sustainability as well as decent work, social inclusion and poverty eradication. To end up with a just outcome, it’s also important to have a just process – making engagement and inclusivity in decision-making key. This bundle collates our content on the subject, including briefings, blogs, and case…
In the UK, a woman is killed by a man every three days. A new report on the police response to violence against women and girls finds that, despite recent progress, improvements are urgently needed in national strategy, policing practices and local multi-agency responses to tackle this deep-rooted social problem.
A Commission chaired by Lord (Bob) Kerslake has made wide-ranging recommendations on how to reduce homelessness in England and end rough sleeping. But how much notice is the Government likely to take and will it produce the desired results? This briefing looks at the commission’s report in detail and flags up its main proposals.
This briefing discusses how the Health and Social Care Levy will work and its likely impact on household finances, along with an outline of the likely impact of ending the Universal Credit uplift – in the context of other additional burdens on household incomes.