Ebony Riddell Bamber, EDF Research and Impact Director, writes about our February 2017 Brexit and Equality seminar.
The UK National Preventive Mechanism, established to fulfill the UK’s obligations under the
Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture, published guidance on the use of isolation in detention in January 2017.
Angela Patrick, from Doughty Street Chambers, produced a background paper for the Thomas Paine Initiative, entitled ‘Mapping The Great Repeal: European Union Law And The Protection Of Human Rights’, published in December 2016. In addition to the report Angela has also written a blog for RightsInfo, who have produced a video summary of the report.
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’.
‘What to do if you’re worried about racism: EU referendum factsheet’ was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in July 2016.
On 31 May 2016, the European Commission together with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube unveiled a code of conduct that includes a series of commitments to combat the spread of illegal hate speech online in Europe.
In May 2016, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a compendium of practices from across the EU on how to combat hate crime.
In 2015, Inclusion London published ‘Disability hate crime and the media’s portrayal of Disabled people – facts and statistics’.
In September 2015 EVAW published ‘Ending Violence Against Women and Girls: A Guide for Schools’.