More than 5,300 cases of hate crime were reported in Scotland over the past year, with many other incidents going unreported.
In partnership with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS), the Scottish Government have launched a new campaign against hate crime.
Starting in June 2017, Liberty has launched a five-year campaign to encourage people to put decency, compassion and fairness back at the heart of UK politics.
Refugee Week takes place every year across the world in the week around World Refugee Day on the 20 June.
The Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
The UK’s Information Commissioner has announced a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. This includes campaign practice throughout the EU referendum, and potentially the General Election.
The Fawcett Society have called for all political parties to advance equality between women and men in their 2017 Manifesto for Women.
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.
‘Call Full Time On Hate’ aims to unite football to tackle rising levels of hate in football and wider society.
The Law Society launched a campaign ‘End legal aid deserts’ in July 2016. The campaign calls for the government to urgently address the issue of areas without provision of housing legal aid.
In July 2016, Fawcett Society launched the #Faceherfuture campaign which focuses on several key areas of risk for women; such as women’s representation, women’s rights, the economy and women’s safety.