Topic: Vulnerable communities

How well has data represented UK children and young people during COVID-19? It's all about their visibility, vulnerability and voice

How well has data represented UK children and young people during COVID-19? It’s all about their visibility, vulnerability and voice

The Office for Statistics Regulation’s latest report assesses how well all of the UK’s young people have been supported by ...
The importance of joy and trust: how to construct a post-COVID future that works for young people

The importance of joy and trust: how to construct a post-COVID future that works for young people

BBC Children in Need has been hearing directly from young people about the consequences of the pandemic. There is a ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Danger at work: tracking the multi-layered risks of being a casual worker during COVID-19

Danger at work: tracking the multi-layered risks of being a casual worker during COVID-19

The dangers of reliance on a casualised workforce have been cruelly exposed by the pandemic. The second of our INGSA ...
Science student looking through microscope in a laboratory

How COVID-19 widened the gender research gap as women were left juggling caring and career duties

The first in a series of inequality-focused blogs by academics from the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) looks ...
Woman with medical mask in crowded street

Gender inequality and COVID-19: why ‘building back better’ can’t just mean a return to pre-pandemic ‘normal’

If policymakers are serious about recovery, their strategies should seek to fundamentally redress the gendered effects of the crisis, writes ...
How should we use algorithms to tackle, not widen, social inequalities as part of the COVID-19 recovery?

How should we use algorithms to tackle, not widen, social inequalities as part of the COVID-19 recovery?

The importance of algorithmic systems to our daily lives has grown rapidly during the pandemic. Used in the wrong way, ...
income support

From Albania to Uzbekistan, how governments have used income support measures to protect people and jobs during COVID-19

This global evidence scan compares how different countries have mitigated the negative economic repercussions of the pandemic using often-innovative income ...
The inequality of trust – and why addressing this issue is crucial to a meaningful recovery from COVID-19

The inequality of trust – and why addressing this issue is crucial to a meaningful recovery from COVID-19

What has the pandemic taught us about public trust in governance and the factors that erode trustworthiness? These are important ...