This last Monday 5th of June a collection of 20 BME organisations launched the Race Equality Manifesto. The manifesto asks for the voices of Black and Minority Ethnic groups to be heard in today’s snap general elections as its outcomes will inevitably profoundly impact on BME and migrant communities.
An innovative training and skills development employability programme will enable hundreds of young Londoners from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to become social entrepreneurs. The programme titled “Skill Up - Skills for Young Social Entrepreneurs will facilitate learning building on the principles of gamification, peer-engagement and peer mentoring promoting creating thinking and innovation for social good.
The IARS’s Women’s Advisory Board, a group formed by 10 Refugee and Asylum Seeking women participants of the Comic Relief funded Gender and Justice Empowerment Project, would like to draw your attention to our Manifesto for the UK ratification of the Istanbul Convention. The rationale behind this manifesto is to welcome a recent UK law to ratify the Istanbul Convention, and to bring attention to its nondiscriminatory in relation to migrant and refugee women.