CORONAVIRUS

We have been sent a list of articles/guides outlining how Covid-19 may potentially impact on specific groups of people (such as minority groups and people who are survivors/victims of violence and abuse) and also resources aimed at these groups themselves which you may find useful during the Coronavirus pandemic

 

Survivors of sexual violence and abuse:

https://survivorsnetwork.org.uk/online-resources-available-during-social-distancing-and-self-isolation/

 

Victims/survivors of domestic abuse:

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/covid-19-coronavirus-safety-advice-for-survivors/

https://survivorsforum.womensaid.org.uk

 

Harassment and hate crime:

https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/news-and-views/harassment-and-hate-crime

https://www.stophateuk.org

 

LGB+ community:

https://www.stonewall.org.uk/about-us/news/covid-19-–-how-lgbt-inclusive-organisations-can-help

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52039832

https://www.gscene.com/news/new-study-looks-at-social-impact-covid-19-virus-may-have-on-the-lgbtq-community/

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/03/26/uk-black-pride-postponed-coronavirus-covid-19-lgbt-people-colour-phyll-opoku-gyimah/

  

Trans and non-binary people:

http://www.galop.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Trans-Resilience-in-Isolation.pdf

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2020/03/23/coronavirus-trans-healthcare-gender-reaffirming-essential-surgery-cancelled-vice/

 

People of colour:

https://www.obv.org.uk/news-blogs/corona-virus-will-hit-bame-communities-worse

https://metro.co.uk/2020/03/26/if-we-12452978/

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/01/coronavirus-weaponised-way-to-be-openly-racist

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/feb/09/chinese-in-uk-report-shocking-levels-of-racism-after-coronavirus-outbreak

 

Disabled people:

https://www.scope.org.uk/advice-and-support/coronavirus/

https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/coronavirus

 

Autism/Aspergers:

https://www.autism.org.uk/services/helplines/coronavirus.aspx

https://www.autistica.org.uk/news/impacts-of-covid-19-for-autistic-employees

 

OCD: https://www.ocduk.org/ocd-and-coronavirus/

 

Eating disorders: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/coronavirus

 

HIV: https://www.tht.org.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19

 

Visual and hearing impairments:

https://www.signhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/

https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/coronavirus-response/

https://www.rnib.org.uk/sight-loss-advice/covid-19-five-ways-rnib-services-can-help

 

Older people-

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/coronavirus/

 

Carers:

https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/news-and-views/Inclusive-responses-for-difficult-times-caring-responsibilities

https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-your-health/coronavirus-covid-19

 

Parents, including single parents:

https://www.gingerbread.org.uk/coronavirus/

 

Young people

https://youngminds.org.uk/about-us/media-centre/press-releases/youngminds-publishes-advice-for-young-people-and-parents-on-mental-health-impact-of-coronavirus/

 

Pregnancy and maternity:

https://www.rcog.org.uk/coronavirus-pregnancy

https://maternityaction.org.uk/covidmaternityfaqs/

 

Care leavers:

https://www.becomecharity.org.uk/for-young-people/care-advice-line/coronavirus-advice/

 

Students estranged from their family:

https://standalonecharity.podbean.com/e/coroavirus2/

 

Faith groups:

Muslim:

https://mcb.org.uk/mcb-updates/coronavirus-guidance-for-mosques-and-madrassas/#individuals

 

Christian:

https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-churches

https://www.methodist.org.uk/coronavirus/

https://www.cbcew.org.uk/home/our-work/health-social-care/coronavirus-guidelines/

 

Jewish: https://www.thejlc.org/covid19

 

Hindu: http://www.hfb.org.uk/item/53-corona-virus-health-awareness-announcement.html

 

Sikh: http://www.citysikhs.org.uk/2020/03/coronavirus/

 

Gender:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/coronavirus-men-women-immune-symptoms-outbreak-a9364641.html

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/coronavirus-economic-impact-women-finances-mental-health-a9428206.html

 

Equalities more generally:

https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/our-work/news/human-rights-and-equality-considerations-responding-coronavirus-pandemic



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