‘Map of Gaps 2. The postcode lottery of Violence Against Women support services in Britain’ was published by End Violence Against Women (EVAW) and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in January 2009.
On 6 October 2008 EDF, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Bar Council co-hosted an event on ‘Prosecuting disability hate crime’.
Legislation on incitement to hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation was passed in May 2008.
The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee published its report on ‘Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage and “Honour”-Based Violence’ on 13 June 2008.
‘Making the Grade 2007’ from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) is the third annual assessment of what Government Departments are doing to tackle violence against women.
Incitement to religious hatred became a criminal offence in England and Wales on 1 October 2007 with the commencement of the Racial and Religious Hatred Act.
The Equality and Diversity Forum submitted its response to the Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into Domestic Violence on 1 October 2007.
On 4 June 2007, EDF and the End Violence Against Women campaign held a conference to discuss whether violence should be a priority for the Commission for Equality and Human Rights.