The Scottish Government is determined to show leadership in advancing race equality, tackling racism and addressing the barriers that prevent people from minority ethnic communities from realising their potential.
A Fairer Scotland for All (pdf), published in December 2017, sets out the key actions Scottish Government will take over this Parliamentary session to drive positive change for minority ethnic communities. Continue reading “Scottish Government: Race Equality Action Plan 2017- 2021”
Sexism in schools is endemic – but it is not inevitable, finds a December 2017 report (pdf) from UK Feminista and the National Education Union (NEU).
Consistent and ongoing action is required from schools, Government and education bodies to tackle it.
Continue reading “UK Feminista and NEU report: Sexism in Schools”
The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on factors that may impede individuals from using the UK’s human rights framework effectively. The deadline for submissions is 26 January 2018.
Continue reading “Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry: Defending Human Rights – Attitudes to Enforcement”
The Grenfell Tower fire caused catastrophic loss of life for which the State may have been responsible.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched a December 2017 inquiry following the fire. Continue reading “EHRC inquiry: Following Grenfell”