Research by Stonewall published in 2008 suggests that many faith leaders inadequately reflect their followers’ religious objections to lesbian and gay sexuality.
In July 2008, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published ‘Immigration and Social Cohesion in the UK: The rhythms and realities of everyday life’ by Mary Hickman, Helen Crowley and Nick Mai
In July 2008, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland published the findings of a survey on age-related issues.
In 2008, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, TUC and CBI published ‘Talent not tokenism. The business benefits of workforce diversity’.
The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee published its report on ‘Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage and “Honour”-Based Violence’ on 13 June 2008.
Fawcett published the final report of its ‘Routes to Power’ research study on ethnic minority women leaders in May 2008.
In March 2008, Fawcett published a collection of essays on the needs of ethnic minority women called ‘Seeing Double: race and gender in ethnic minority women’s lives’.
‘Making the Grade 2007’ from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) is the third annual assessment of what Government Departments are doing to tackle violence against women.
Stonewall’s 2008 report ‘Serves You Right: Lesbian and gay people’s expectations of discrimination’ shows that many lesbian and gay people still expect discrimination in their everyday lives.
In February 2008, the Government published its response to the Commission on Integration and Cohesion’s final report ‘Our Shared Future’.