The UK should act upon the UN Committee’s recommendations, and this should be done with the full involvement of disabled people and their organisations.
This is from the EHRC’s January 2018 report on the UK’s work on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
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.
We stand together to support all victims of hate crime to achieve equal treatment before the law.
The Government Equalities Office (GEO) has announced new proposals to streamline and de-medicalise the process for changing gender. A consultation on the Gender Recognition Act 2004 will be launched in Autumn 2017.
In this country, as a result of discrimination, too many people are held back because of who they are rather than what they do, finds a July 2017 Bright Blue report.
There is still a long way to go to ensure equality for transgender people, despite welcome progress, according to a parliamentary report published in January 2016. The Government responded and announced new measures in July 2016.
A Review into the care and management of transgender offenders was announced in December 2015.
Revised regulations setting out the process for the conversion of civil partnerships into marriages were laid before Parliament on 15 October 2014.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) published an updated factsheet on gender identity issues in August 2014.