Ebony Riddell Bamber, Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our September thought leadership seminar with the Research Network Advisory Group.
The NHS England should update their data monitoring systems, as a matter of urgency, to include Gypsy and Irish Traveller categories, as per the 2011 Census.
This is one of the recommendations from the 2017 Traveller Movement’s report, in September 2017.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
In August 2017, Galop published their first online anti-LGBT+ hate crime report.
Online Hate Crime Report 2017 (pdf) presents evidence about the scale and nature of online hate crime and hate speech against LGBT+ people in the UK.
How are women represented in public life, the professions and the boardroom?
The House of Commons Library published a July 2017 briefing paper (pdf) which aims to answer the question by providing key trends and statistics.
An Economist article asks ‘Should crimes involving racism carry stiffer penalties?’ Mark Walters, a criminologist at the University of Sussex who specialises in hate crimes, argues that they should, and that the formal system of aggravated offences sends a strong message denouncing racism.
Black people in particular are now six times as likely to be searched, up from four times the previous year. In some parts of the country, this difference is even more stark, says a Criminal Justice Alliance report.
In July 2017, the Female Genital Mutilation Enhanced Dataset presented a national picture of the prevalence of FGM in England.
Instead of protecting children who have fled to Europe for safety, Government is failing them, finds a July 2017 report by the Human Trafficking Foundation.
‘I’m no criminal,’ a report launched in July 2017 by nia, which outlines the legal and policy context in the UK surrounding prostitution.