Posts Tagged ‘ Religion or Belief ’

EHRC Guidance: Delivering the Prevent Duty in a Proportionate and Fair way

March 2, 2017
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The EHRC published a guide for higher education providers in England on how to use equality and human rights law in the context of Prevent in February 2017.
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Community and Security Trust: Antisemitic Incidents Report 2016

February 20, 2017
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The Community and Security Trust published their Antisemtitic Incidents Report 2016 in January 2017. CST recorded 1,309 antisemitic incidents in 2016, the highest annual total CST has ever recorded.
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British Humanist Association vacancy: Campaigns Officer

January 17, 2017
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The British Humanist Association is recruiting for a Campaigns Officer. The deadline for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 6 February 2017.
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WEC Report and Government Response – Employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK

January 6, 2017
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The House of Commons Select Committee on Women and Equalities (WESC) published a report on employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK in July 2016, making 17 recommendations to tackle disadvantage in this area. The Government responded in December 2016.
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EHRC guidance on religion or belief in the workplace

January 2, 2017
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission published its guidance on religion or belief in the workplace in December 2016. The guidance is part of a suite of final products from the Commission's three-year programme of work on religion or belief, and includes their report 'Religion or belief - is the law working?'
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Home Affairs Select Committee investigation into anti-Semitism and Government response

December 16, 2016
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In April 2016, the Home Affairs Select Committee launched a short inquiry into anti-Semitism. The Committee published its report following the inquiry in October 2016. The Government responded to the report in December 2016.
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Cloisters column: ‘The age of Trump and “Brexit”: is the balance between gay rights and religious freedom changing?’

December 9, 2016
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Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments.
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Casey Review into opportunity and integration

December 9, 2016
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The Casey Review report into opportunity and integration was published in December 2016. In July 2015, at the request of the then Prime Minister and Home Secretary, Dame Louise Casey was asked to undertake a review into integration and opportunity in our most isolated and deprived communities, and this report gives the findings of the review.
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Inter Faith Week – 13 to 20 November 2016

November 11, 2016
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Inter Faith Week 2016 will run from Sunday 13 November to Sunday 20 November in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
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Government consultation on caste discrimination and the Equality Act 2010

September 15, 2016
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The government is to undertake a full public consultation on the issue of caste and the Equality Act 2010. A key aim of the consultation will be to obtain the views of the public on whether additional measures are needed to ensure victims of caste discrimination have appropriate legal protection and effective remedies under the 2010 Equality Act.
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Community Security Trust report: Antisemitic incidents January-June 2016

August 18, 2016
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In August 2016 the Community Security Trust published their report, 'Antisemitic incidents: January - June 2016'. The report recorded 557 anti-Semitic incidents in the first six months of this year, in contrast with 500 last year.
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What’s changed about being Jewish in Scotland: 2015 project findings

August 5, 2016

The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities published their report 'What's changed about being Jewish in Scotland' in July 2016, highlighting the findings of their 2015 project.
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Home Department Minister statement on hate crime

July 19, 2016
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Karen Bradley MP, the Parliamentary Under-secretary of State for the Home Department, made a statement on 29 June 2016 regarding hate crime.
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Tell MAMA Annual Report 2015: The Geography of Anti-Muslim hatred

July 8, 2016
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The Tell MAMA Annual Report for 2015 finds that the number of offline incidents has trebled.
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Hate Crime in Scotland report for 2015-16

June 21, 2016
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Scotland's Prosecution Service published a report on hate crime in Scotland from 2015-16 on 10 June 2016. The report brings together figures on crime motivated by prejudice.
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ENAR report on the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim women

June 9, 2016
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The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) produced a report 'Forgotten Women' on the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim women in June 2016.
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European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance 2015 Annual Report

June 9, 2016
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The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) published its 2015 annual report in May 2016.
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Youth Select Committee to tackle racism and religious discrimination

May 23, 2016
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On 11 May 2016 the Youth Select Committee announced a new inquiry into racism and religious discrimination. The deadline for submissions passed on 31 May 2016.
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Anti-Semitism Worldwide 2015 report

May 19, 2016

The Kantor Centre for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University published its 2015 general analysis of anti-semitism worldwide in May 2016.
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European Islamophobia Report published

May 12, 2016

The first edition of the annual European Islamophobia Report (EIR) was published in May 2016. It recommends that Islamophobia be recognised as a crime and included in national statistics across Europe.
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Maslaha and T2A report: Young Muslims on Trial

April 15, 2016

Maslaha and T2A have produced a report Young Muslims on Trial. The report is a scoping study on the impact of Islamophobia on criminal justice decision-making.
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Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life

March 4, 2016
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In 2016, Citizens UK launched the Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life.
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International Humanist and Ethical Union: ‘Freedom of Thought Report 2015’

January 7, 2016
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In December 2015, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) published 'The Freedom of Thought Report 2015'.
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Report of the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life

December 21, 2015
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The report of the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life, 'Living with Difference: Community, Diversity and the Common Good', was published by the Woolf Institute in 2015.
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MAMA report on Offline and Online Experiences of Anti-Muslim Hostility

October 25, 2015
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'We Fear for our Lives: Offline and Online Experiences of Anti-Muslim Hostility' was published in October 2015.
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EHRC review of equality and human rights law relating to religion or belief

October 12, 2015
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'Research report 97: Review of equality and human rights law relating to religion or belief' by Peter Edge and Lucy Vickers was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in October 2015.
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Demos report on the under-representation of British Muslims in professional occupations

October 12, 2015
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Published in October 2015, a report from Demos think tank highlights the chronic under-representation of British Muslims in top professions,
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Fundamental Rights Agency: Overview of antisemitism data

October 5, 2015
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In October 2015, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published 'Antisemitism. Overview of data available in the European Union 2004–2014'.
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Runnymede report on ‘Race, Education and Inequality’

October 2, 2015

'The Runnymede School Report. Race, Education and Inequality in Contemporary Britain' was published in September 2015.
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Board of Deputies ‘Employer’s Guide to Judaism’

September 17, 2015
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'The Employer's Guide to Judaism' was launched by the Board of Deputies of British Jews in September 2015.
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