‘Injustice. Why Social Inequality Persists’ by Danny Dorling was published by Polity Press in April 2010.
On 8 April 2010, the Equality Bill received royal assent.
On 31 March 2010, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a recommendation on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Following the Government’s consultation on Rights and Responsibilities (published in March 2009), the Ministry of Justice published a summary of responses to the consultation on 30 March 2010.
On 30 March 2010, the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) and the Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) issued a joint statement in support of retaining and building upon the Human Rights Act 1998.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights’ report ‘Enhancing Parliament’s role in relation to human rights judgments’ was published on 26 March 2010.
‘CEDAW in the UK’ by Sandra Fredman, Professor of Law at Oxford University, outlines the legal status and application of CEDAW (the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) in the UK.
‘Tackling Unemployment After the Recession: Conference Report’ was published on 18 March 2010.
The Speaker’s Conference published its final report on 11 January 2010.
In March 2010, the Equality and Diversity Forum published a report of two seminars held in late 2009 to consider the implications of the recession for equality, fairness and social justice.