Posts Tagged ‘ Violence/hate crime ’

Children’s Commissioner submission to UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

March 21, 2017
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The Children’s Commissioner for England submitted evidence to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in February 2017. This included recommendations to inform the Committee’s examination of the UK Government.
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Equinet discussion paper – Fighting Discrimination on the Ground of Race and Ethnic Origin

March 6, 2017
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The Equinet Working Group on Equality Law published 'Fighting discrimination on the ground of race and ethnic origin' in February 2017.
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Announcement: Plans for a Domestic Violence and Abuse Act

February 20, 2017
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Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans for a major programme of work to bring forward a Domestic Violence and Abuse Act in February 2017. Work will be overseen by the Prime Minister's Office and coordinated by the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice.
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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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IEDP seminar on Hate Crime – 2 March 2017

February 15, 2017
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Institute of Equality & Diversity Professionals Spring Seminar - Government 'Action Against Hate' crime initiative: society and the organisational impact is on 2 March in London.
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Fawcett Society review – Sex Discrimination Law

January 30, 2017
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The Fawcett Society launched a review into sex discrimination law in post-Brexit Britain in January 2017. The review also considered current laws and how to best balance the rights of the individual with the responsibilities of the organisation.
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HEAR Pan-Equality Hate Crime Network – 26 January 2017

January 18, 2017
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HEAR's pan-equality hate crime network is meeting on 26 January 2017, 1.30pm - 5.30pm, at Jack Dash House, London, E14 9YQ.
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‘Better Than That’ campaign against hate crime

December 9, 2016

A national anti-hate crime campaign backed by the government, Better Than That, was launched on Thursday 1 December 2016 in response to the rise in incidents after the EU referendum.
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Universities UK report examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students

November 23, 2016
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In October 2016 a Universities UK taskforce published its report, 'Changing the culture', examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.
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EHRC tendering opportunity on prejudice and unlawful behaviour

November 23, 2016
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission is tendering for a supplier(s) to evaluate promising approaches designed to tackle prejudice, discrimination, identity-based harassment or violence. They are also tendering for a supplier(s) to develop guidance and training so that organisations can assess the impact of their work on these issues.
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Galop Hate Crime Report 2016

October 28, 2016
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Galop published its Hate Crime Report for 2016 in October 2016. The report covers homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in the UK.
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ENAR map of anti-migrant violence, hatred and sentiment

October 2, 2016
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The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) launched a map of anti-migrant violence, hatred and sentiment across Europe in September 2016.
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Kick It Out reporting statistics for 2015/16

October 2, 2016
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Kick It Out published its 2015/16 statistics in September 2016, which reveal an small increase in reports of discrimination sent to football’s equality and inclusion organisation.
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Sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools inquiry and report

September 15, 2016
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In April 2016 the Women and Equalities Select Committee launched the first parliamentary inquiry into the scale and impact of sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools. The Committee now invites stakeholders to assess the strength of evidence submitted by the Government to the Committee's inquiry. The deadline for comments was midday on 5 July.
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EHRC report on ‘Crime and disabled people’

September 15, 2016
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In September 2016, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published 'Crime and disabled people: Measures of disability-related harassment, 2016 update'.
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CPS crime report 2015-16 on violence against women and girls

September 15, 2016
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The Crown Prosecution Service published its 2015-16 crime report on violence against women and girls in September 2016. The report incorporates data of violence against men and boys.
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EDF and EHRC event: Prejudice and unlawful behaviour: Insights from NGOs – Monday 3 October 2016

September 15, 2016

The Equality and Diversity Forum and the Equality and Human Rights Commission are hosting a joint seminar for NGOs on the Commission’s recently published Prejudice and unlawful behaviour research report.
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National Hate Crime Awareness Week – 8-15 October 2016

September 15, 2016

National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2016 will take place from 8 to 15 October and the team at 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign are calling for help in spreading the word.
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UN race committee concerns about post-referendum increase in UK hate crimes

August 31, 2016
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In August 2016, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) published its concluding observations on the UK's twenty-first to twenty-third periodic reports.
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Welsh Government consultation on Violence Against Women strategy

August 31, 2016
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The Welsh Government's consultation on a National Strategy on Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence closed on 10 October 2016.
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Kick It Out campaign – ‘Call Full Time On Hate’

August 31, 2016
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‘Call Full Time On Hate’ aims to unite football to tackle rising levels of hate in football and wider society.
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TUC report: Combatting racist abuse in the workplace

August 18, 2016
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The Trades Union Congress produced guidance, 'Combatting racist abuse in the workplace: A TUC guide to protecting migrant and Black and Minority Ethnic workers from violence, harassment and abuse', in August 2016.
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TUC action plan: ‘Challenging racism after the EU referendum’

August 18, 2016
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The Trades Union Congress published in August 2016 their guidance, 'Challenging racism after the EU referendum: An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia'.
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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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REF report: Calling for a national strategy to address rising race and religious hate crime

August 18, 2016
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The Race Equality Foundation published a report 'Calling for a national strategy to address rising race and religious hate crime in England and Wales', written by Dr Leander Neckles, in July 2016.
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Government hate crime action plan 2016

August 5, 2016
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The Government published their hate crime action plan for 2016, 'Action against Hate: the UK government's plan for tackling hate crime' in July 2016.
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Inquiry into hate crime and its violent consequences

August 5, 2016
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The Home Affairs Select Committee launched an inquiry into hate crime and its violent consequences in July 2016. The closing date for written submissions was 1 September 2016.
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EHRC report on the ‘Causes and motivations of hate crime’

August 5, 2016
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A report on the 'Causes and motivations of hate crime' was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission on 29 July 2016.
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EHRC report on ‘Prejudice and unlawful behaviour’

August 5, 2016
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'Prejudice and unlawful behaviour, exploring levers for change' was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission on 29 July 2016.
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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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