In August 2016, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) published its concluding observations on the UK’s twenty-first to twenty-third periodic reports.
The Welsh Government’s consultation on a National Strategy on Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence closed on 10 October 2016.
Inclusion London launched its Disability Justice Project in August 2016. The Disability Justice Project will support London Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations to use the law to help Deaf/Disabled people make their rights to independent living and access to goods and services a reality.
‘Call Full Time On Hate’ aims to unite football to tackle rising levels of hate in football and wider society.
The Trades Union Congress produced guidance, ‘Combatting racist abuse in the workplace: A TUC guide to protecting migrant and Black and Minority Ethnic workers from violence, harassment and abuse’, in August 2016.
The Trades Union Congress published in August 2016 their guidance, ‘Challenging racism after the EU referendum: An action plan for challenging racism and xenophobia’.
In August 2016 the Community Security Trust published their report, ‘Antisemitic incidents: January – June 2016’. The report recorded 557 anti-Semitic incidents in the first six months of this year, in contrast with 500 last year.
The Race Equality Foundation published a report ‘Calling for a national strategy to address rising race and religious hate crime in England and Wales’, written by Dr Leander Neckles, in July 2016.
The Government published their hate crime action plan for 2016, ‘Action against Hate: the UK government’s plan for tackling hate crime’ in July 2016.
A report on the ‘Causes and motivations of hate crime’ was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission on 29 July 2016.