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Resilience: Understanding the Interdependence Between Individuals and Communities

This report by Public Health Wales brings together evidence from published literature on the interdependence between individual and community resilience, and provides an overview of existing programmes to strengthen resilience.

Resilience: Understanding the Interdependence Between Individuals and Communities


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The Right to Adequate Housing in Wales: The Evidence Base

This independent research report by Alma Economics, commissioned by Tai Pawb, the Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru and Shelter Cymru, explores housing and housing inequality in Wales. The report presents evidence suggesting a direct link between inadequate and unaffordable housing and education.

The Right to Adequate Housing in Wales: The Evidence Base


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A More Equal Wales: The Socio-economic Duty - Examples of Inequalities of Outcome Due to Socio-Economic Disadvantage and COVID-19

This guidance document by Welsh Government presents examples of inequalities of outcome which arise from socio-economic disadvantage and where these have been exacerbated as a result of COVID-19, including issues of education and digital exclusion. The guidance is intended to be a useful starting point for policy makers in their consideration of inequality of outcomes arising from socio-economic disadvantage.

A More Equal Wales: The Socio-economic Duty - Examples of Inequalities of Outcome Due to Socio-Economic Disadvantage and COVID-19


REPORT COVID

Locked Out: Liberating Disabled People’s Lives and Rights in Wales Beyond COVID-19

This report by Welsh Government explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people in Wales, including evidence around increased exclusion, loneliness, isolation and declining mental health and barriers to accessing on-line services.

Locked Out: Liberating Disabled People’s Lives and Rights in Wales Beyond COVID-19


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Emerging Drivers of Vulnerability to Health Inequity in the Context of COVID-19: Perspectives and Response from the Voluntary and Community sector in Wales

This qualitative research by Public Health Wales draws on insights from the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) in Wales to help understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected vulnerability. It found that during the pandemic, vulnerability rapidly arose and was often exacerbated when individuals were unable to access support from particular resources, services and local infrastructure.

Emerging Drivers of Vulnerability to Health Inequity in the Context of COVID-19: Perspectives and Response from the Voluntary and Community sector in Wales


REPORT COVID

Children and Young People’s Mental Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This report prepared for Public Health Wales reports that spending time outside, keeping physically active, engaging in creative activities and hobbies, establishing routines, maintaining contact with friends online and being aware of the nature of Coronavirus and how to prevent its spread, helped reduce the negative mental health impacts of the pandemic.

Children and Young People’s Mental Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic


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Human Rights are Lifetime Rights

Age Cymru was funded from January to July 2022 to deliver a human rights project in partnership with the Welsh Government. The purpose of this project was to raise awareness of human rights, and to engage with older people across Wales to embed the message that older people are citizens and participants in society, who should expect to have their human rights upheld.

Human Rights are Lifetime Rights


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Coronavirus: The Consequences for Mental Health in Wales

This Mind Cymru report describes the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on people with mental health problems across Wales.

Coronavirus: the consequences for mental health in Wales


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Attitudes and Disability: The Experiences of Disabled People in 2022

Changing attitudes is a topic that is consistently raised by disabled people as a top priority, and Scope UK believes negative attitudes and stereotypes are a root cause of the inequality faced by disabled people today. Building on previous attitudes research carried out 5 years ago, the research seeks to understand what attitudes disabled people face, and the effect that has on their work, education, and social lives.

Attitudes and Disability: The experiences of disabled people in 2022