deprivation.orgĀ was established to promote, encourage, and undertake research, teaching and training in the areas of social policy, welfare policy, poverty, deprivation, disadvantage, inequality, labour market policy and related areas of social science worldwide.

We are committed to support the development of social policy as an area of study in universities supported by rigorous research methods training in both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Our priority is working in partnership with local academic institutions. We are further committed to working collaboratively with local, regional and national governments in supporting evidence based policy making.