Possible delays to bin collections Pregnancy Less women smoke during pregnancy than the national average but there is still plenty of room for improvement. This means that one in 10 babies born in Gloucestershire will be at a higher risk of premature birth, low birth rate, still birth and sudden unexpected death in infancy. The report states that the rate of smoking during pregnancy is highest amongst the poorest in society.
I am sure you are all too aware of the threat to equality and human rights that President Trump represents.
We have yet to see how this could be exacerbated by the UK weakening its links with the European Union. But what is happening at a local level?
How is Bristol trying to respond to the challenges of inequality, and are there any lessons we can share from our experiences around the country? Inequality has been rising in Bristol for years despite the myriad of public health and other interventions.
There had been no signs of things changing, even before the recent challenges and hardships brought about by austerity and public sector funding cuts. In his annual lecture last year, Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees promised to reduce inequality in the city during his time in office.
Gavin Kelly from the Resolution Foundation was impressed that a mayor had set himself such a challenge, but warned that Bristol has some of the worst outcomes in terms of education, and that all employers would need to commit to paying the Real Living Wage and tackling pay ratios if he were to succeed.
This group of key movers and shakers in and around Bristol aims to find collaborative sustainable solutions to some of these intractable problems around inequality. At a recent meeting with Equality Bristol, the chair of the City Office David Relph agreed that tackling economic inequality should be a key theme in the development of the One City Plan.
It is hoped that Equality Bristol can help shape the agenda locally through our links with this new initiative and commitment from the Mayor. The number of people rough sleeping in Bristol has increased dramatically over the last few years, and now stands at around 97 in any one night, compared to when it was less than The Mayor also pledged further funding through The Mayor's Fund to take the long view about how changes can be made to the system to end street homelessness once and for all.
Metro Mayor debate on growth and living standards Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset have joined forces and will be electing a metro mayor in May this year.
The Resolution Foundation recently produced a report looking at the economic inequalities in cities that are about to elect metro mayors. All the main parties have now nominated their candidates, so Equality Bristol will be following events closely during the hustings and help ensure that we get a mayor who puts tackling economic inequality and sustainability at the heart of their campaign.
During their journey, the film makers met the pioneers who are re-inventing agriculture, energy, economy, democracy and education.
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It was organised by a young woman who has only recently moved to Bristol but who wanted to show solidarity with women in the USA.
Around 2, people marched for equality and human rights. A new Female Empowerment Network has been established by the organisers to help women and others learn how to exercise their rights. It was refreshing to see young women who had never been involved in politics coming to the meeting keen to get skilled up to fight for their rights.
I feel heartened that, despite all the terrible things happening in the world, there are young keen caring people who want to uphold the values of fairness and freedom. Mary Rivers, Equality Bristol The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and not necessarily those of The Equality Trust.reduce health inequalities in a cost-effective way that promotes healthy and active lifestyles.
which coincided with the layout of Bristol’s green spaces to ensure the standards were credible. Clissold Park is located in the north-east London Borough of Hackney. In , £ million. Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset have joined forces and will be electing a metro mayor in May this year.
The Resolution Foundation recently produced a report looking at the economic inequalities in cities that are about to elect metro mayors. Bristol racial inequality ranking ‘shameful’ The study, which looked at the “ethical penalty” faced by BME populations across the UK, found Bristol’s BME communities have poorer job prospects, • Addressing educational inequalities requires attention to: the unrepresentativeness of the curriculum, lack of diversity in.
The National Trust has integrated Miranda Kaufmann's history of Drake's African allies into their exhibition. They also speak about Hawkins's slave trading with Drake. About to show this video to children at Mount Street Primary. Child poverty refers to the state of children living in poverty.
This applies to children that come from poor families or orphans being raised with limited, or in some cases absent, state resources.
Children that fail to meet the minimum acceptable standard of the nation where that child lives are said to be poor. He will outline the Royal Statistical Society strategy for the next 4 years and consider how individual members of the RSS can play a part.
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