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DM Weekly Digest - 18/4/24

Senedd gender equality bill may be unlawful

A proposed new law to enforce gender equality in elections to the Welsh Parliament may be unlawful, the UK's equality watchdog has said.

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Recognition for a disabled actor

A disabled actor who won a Laurence Olivier award said she "never thought this would happen" because of accessibility in the industry.

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Lack of appropriate care for people with learning disabilities

The Welsh government denied people were being held "inappropriately" instead of receiving care in the community.

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Scotland's prosecution service is failing victims according to a new report.

A lack of ownership and a failure to address issues promptly during case preparation led to delayed or poor outcomes for domestic abuse victims

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Experts divided over implications of prayer ban ruling at London school

School leaders are divided over its implications, with some experts predicting that more schools could ban organised prayers as a result.

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Experience for a black female singer is very different to that of white female artists in the music industry

Singer speaks out about her experiences to support a national survey of bullying and harassment by Black Lives in Music.

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Record number of calls to modern slavery helpline

A rise of 30% in potential victims indicated in the care sector

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