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.
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 need a victim centred approach to understanding and addressing hate crime, says a September 2017 report from Victim Support Scotland.
Trans people face a range of barriers when accessing most mainstream health services and often avoid accessing services at all.
This is according to a September 2017 report by the LGBT Foundation’s Trans Programme.
‘Supporting trans employees in the workplace’ identifies a number of obstacles that currently prevent better inclusion of trans staff in UK workplaces and includes suggestions for employers looking to improve their practice.
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.
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.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) conducted a research to better understand the experiences of LGBT+ workers across the UK (pdf), in July 2017. This research provides statistical evidence as well as the stories of LGBT+ workers to give voice to those experiences.
The EU published an analysis of equality data collection in July 2017, as well as reports about data on racial and ethnic origin, and LGBTI people.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, our Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our first seminar on hate crime. Addressing hate crime is one of EDF’s 2016-2017 strategic priorities – get in touch if you’d like to get involved. We held our Hate Crime: Cause & Effect seminar on 12 June, slap-bang in the aftermath of the election …
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