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.
‘Equality law fit for the 21st Century?’ identifies the measures that need to be included in the new Equality Act to ensure protection for all.
On 15 May 2008, EDF responded to the Home Office consultation ‘The Path to Citizenship: the next steps in reforming the immigration system’.
In April 2008, EDF wrote to the President and Commissioners of the European Commission to express support for the proposal for a new equality directive.
Sex discrimination regulations came into force on 6 April 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.
On 22 January 2008, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities held an event with Nicola Brewer, Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.