Although people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities are overrepresented in police custody and prison, these individuals are not always identified, nor is the system designed with them in mind.
This is from a November 2017 report from Justice which makes 52 recommendations on the criminal justice process.
More than 100,000 women and girls in the UK are at risk of and living with the consequences of female genital mutilation, forced marriage and so called ‘honour-based’ violence.
This is according to the October 2017 report from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) and Southall Black Sisters.
“Equality is a right, not a hand-out or a tool for political negotiations.”
In 2007–08, the conviction rate for hate crime cases was 79.8%. In 2016–17 this rose to 83.4%, an increase of 3.6 percentage points.
This is from the Crown Prosecution Service’s annual hate crime report, in October 2017.
In October 2017, the Government published a response to the WEC’s February 2017 report on ensuring strong equalities legislation after Brexit.
In this response, the Government set out their views on the Committee’s proposals.
We stand together to support all victims of hate crime to achieve equal treatment before the law.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced a new national hub to tackle the emerging threat of online hate crime.
The Race Disparity Audit and its Ethnicity Facts and Figures website have been made public, in October 2017.
Here’s our response.
The justice system is in crisis.
This is according to the final report by the Bach Commission, in September 2017.
It is time to implement radical and fundamental change to create a fair and humane migration governance system, says a September 2017 briefing from the Detention Forum.