Yet recent years have not seen significant improvements, with some indicators suggesting that disengagement could be intensifying.
The community-based interventions profiled as part of this research demonstrate that these approaches can be highly effective, but they are struggling, and remain dependent on a shrinking pool of local authority grants.
Ensuring that community-based support remains viable will be critical to tackling disengagement among Pakistani and Bangladeshi women. In this report, we set out an initial road map for how to increase levels of cooperation between public sector agencies and community groups on the ground.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.