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Equality Updates 23rd April 2020
+1 GLASGOW AND SCOTLAND: NEWS AND EVENTS


Glasgow Disability Alliance

Scottish Independent Living Coalition - a statement
Disabled people’s rights to health and life under threat, warn Disabled People’s Organisations

GDA's Covid 19 Resilience Response
For help, call 0141 556 7103, text 07958 299 496 or email us at info@gdaonline.co.uk

Update: GDA’s Resilience Response to COVID19 outbreak - 20/4/2020


Zero Tolerance

How have the media been reporting violence against women during COVID-19?
Read the first instalment of our annual media monitoring report here.


Scottish Government

COVID-19: - A Framework for decision-making
Outlining the approach and principles to guide the decisions transitioning out of the current lockdown, recognising that the harms caused by the pandemic do not impact everyone equally

More than 110,000 Universal Credit claims since coronavirus outbreak

Emergency free meals to those most in need


Engender

Women Covid Scot: Charting women's experiences of Covid-19 in Scotland
@WomenCovidScot Tweet your stories on #WomenCovidScot, send a DM to submit anonymously

Covid-19 and women's equality - rolling blog


COSLA

Scottish Local Government joins call for change to immigration rules to help vulnerable migrants


Scottish Association for Mental Health

Coronavirus advice on staying well when social distancing

Social care changes during the coronavirus crisis


Mental Health Foundation

Almost a quarter of adults living under lockdown in Scotland have felt loneliness


Glasgow City Council

Glasgow Hub Offers Help to Hundreds During Covid-19 Crisis

Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery Plan for Glasgow to be developed


Scottish Government

More than 110,000 Universal Credit claims since coronavirus outbreak

Social distancing regulations strengthened
Temporary regulations confirmed and extended to protect workers.


NHS Inform

Scotland's Service Directory (SSD)
Details of all NHS health services across Scotland


CELCIS

Public urged to keep eyes and ears open for children at risk during COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency


Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival

Online Programme Announced for SMHAF 2020

My Experience of Isolation: A SMHAF Commission
What does isolation mean to you, what impact does it have on your mental health, and how do you cope with it? The deadline for submissions is Friday 1 May at 5pm


South East Integration Network

Multilingual COVID-19 Health Information
British Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Polish, Romanian, Czech Slovak, Urdu


Citizen’s Advice Scotland

Poverty warning for Scots hit by increased household bills


Inclusion Scotland

Accessible and Effective Remote Working


LGBT Youth Scotland

The Ireland, UK And The Islands LGBT+ Youth Work Network



 

+2 UK and International News and Events



Women and Equalities Committee

Call for evidence: Coronavirus and the impact on people with protected characteristics


Equality and Human Rights Commission

Coronavirus pandemic: equality and human rights considerations in access to food and essentials

Preventing the health crisis from becoming a justice crisis


Stonewall

How COVID-19 is affecting LGBT communities

Why we're worried about the Government’s statement on trans rights legislation


Fawcett Society

Coronavirus: Joint Call For Women's Visibility In UK Response

Struggling To Survive: Women, Work And Welfare
28 April, 7pm. Panel discussion about the problems and solutions with experts in this field


Refugee Council

Home Office confirms newly-recognised refugees will continue to receive asylum support payments until their first Universal Credit payment arrives


Joseph Rowntree Foundation

COVID-19 is a greater health risk to people on low incomes: we can give a life-line


Institute of Race Relations

Race Hate Crimes – Collateral Damage Of Covid-19?


Disability News Service

Coronavirus: Joint action from disability movement secures NHS treatment pledge

Coronavirus: Supermarkets face mass legal action over ‘discrimination’


Operation Black Vote

Labour's BAME and women top posts


Oxford Human Rights Hub

The Impact of COVID-19 on World’s Refugees


Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT)

FFT Response To Channel 4’s ‘Dispatches: The Truth About Traveller Crime’


UK Human Rights Blog

European Court of Human Rights to Consider Impact of Covid-19

Is the Lockdown Lawful? An overview of the debate


Operation Black Vote

The untruth about Traveller crime: Channel 4 Dispatches


The Young Foundation

Covid-19 citizen-science project project launched


Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT)

FFT Response To Channel 4’s ‘Dispatches: The Truth About Traveller Crime’


Runnymede Trust

State of the Nation: New comprehensive analysis on race in Britain


Abortion Rights

Don’t let Poland ban abortion under cover of COVID-19

Abortion Rights extends solidarity to women in the Netherlands who have had abortion access denied


 

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