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April 2015 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 18 pages, 444 K)

Featured this month:

Review on local government and the demography of ageing
This evidence review is part of the ‘Need to Know' series, and is a joint commission by the Local Government Knowledge Navigator and the LGA. This review on the demography of ageing and the role of local government focuses on the main opportunities and challenges posed by population ageing for policymakers at the local level, and the ways in which such opportunities and challenges might be addressed.
 
Gender equality
This European Commission report focuses on Europeans' perceptions of gender inequalities within their own country including how widespread inequalities between women and men are, and whether the situation has improved or worsened compared with ten years ago. 
 
The anti-bullying survey
This report from Ditch the Label – one of the UK's leading anti-bullying charities- provides information about the current climate of bullying in high schools and colleges across the UK.