A day before the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights presents the critical findings from his UK country visit to the Human Rights Council, Dr Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust will be part of his conversation in Geneva, with experts from UK domestic civil society and international NGOs to reflect on the current state and scale of poverty in the UK and what can be done to address the human rights violations that are both the cause as well as the consequence of poverty.
Commenting on the release of the report on the UK by Professor Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Dr Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust said:
18th January 2019
Ahead of Davos, Kensington and Chelsea hosts Speaking to Power Festival as part of global mobilisation against inequality
2019 kicks off with a hard hitting piece of activist art discussing racism, developed and created by young people on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th January.
We know that our very high level of inequality divides the UK and weakens the social bonds between us. We were, therefore, pleased to make a submission to the APPG on Social Integration's Inquiry into Intergenerational Connection. Our conclusions read as follows: