Topic: Vulnerable communities

Impact of the Pandemic on the Lives and Mental Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Impact of the Pandemic on the Lives and Mental Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Directions for future policy development to help mitigate the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on the 1.5 million people with ...
To Learn the Lessons, the COVID-19 Public Inquiry Must Consider the Experiences of Migrants During the Pandemic 

To Learn the Lessons, the COVID-19 Public Inquiry Must Consider the Experiences of Migrants During the Pandemic 

Matteo Besana is the COVID-19 Advocacy Project Lead for Doctors of the World UK Matteo Besana Earlier in the year, ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Canterbury earthquakes, New Zealand

Public inquiry design choices: what ideas should be adopted from past inquiries around the world?

Inquiries are often characterised by institutional conservatism that limits their capacity to prompt effective reform – but it doesn’t have ...
What are the key elements of a gender-based recovery strategy? Reflections from IPPO’s first Northern Ireland roundtable

What are the key elements of a gender-based recovery strategy? Reflections from IPPO’s first Northern Ireland roundtable

Greater representation of women in senior positions and increased recognition of unpaid care were two recommendations highlighted at this gender-focused ...
What more can be done to harness the full powers of social capital? Notes from IPPO’s roundtable

What more can be done to harness the full powers of social capital? Notes from IPPO’s roundtable

Around the world, social capital can be seen to have affected the course of the pandemic. Our recent event highlighted ...
COVID-19 has amplified the crisis that was already facing young people. After all they have sacrificed, their futures must not be ignored

COVID-19 has amplified the crisis that was already facing young people. After all they have sacrificed, their futures must not be ignored

There is a risk that the struggles of ‘Generation Covid’ will be blamed solely – and wrongly – on the ...
‘Forgotten’ and unsupported: the experiences of informal carers in Northern Ireland during COVID-19

‘Forgotten’ and unsupported: the experiences of informal carers in Northern Ireland during COVID-19

How have unpaid family carers been affected during the pandemic – in terms of their finances, work prospects and mental ...