In October 2008, the Joint Committee on Human Rights published ‘Monitoring the Government’s Response to Human Rights Judgements: Annual Report 2008’.
On 3 October 2008, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child published its report on the UK’s record in implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
On 6 October 2008 EDF, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Bar Council co-hosted an event on ‘Prosecuting disability hate crime’.
The judgement by Lord Justice Moses in the case of Southall Black Sisters and London Borough of Ealing was published on 29 July 2008.
On 10 August 2008, Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights published its Twenty-ninth report on ‘A Bill of Rights for the UK?’.
On 21 July, the Government published ‘The Equality Bill – Government Response to the Consultation’.
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
On 17 July 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that treating employees less favourably because of their association with a disabled person was unlawful.
In July 2008, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland published the findings of a survey on age-related issues.