“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.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) measurement framework is a new “lever for change.”
The timing of benefit payments needs to be more flexible to fit the diverse needs of different families.
This is one of the recommendations from the Resolution Foundation’s report on the Universal Credit (UC) system, in October 2017.
To deliver good, safe, sustainable care, more providers need to think beyond traditional boundaries to reflect the experience of the people they support.
This is from the Care Quality Commission’s report, in October 2017, which sets out their assessment of the state of care in England in 2016/17.
55% of girls aged 7–21 say gender stereotypes affect their ability to say what they think.
This is according to an October 2017 survey from Girlguiding.
The Angiolini review is an independent review into serious incidents and deaths in custody, undertaken by Dame Elish Angiolini.
Thriving at Work is an independent review of mental health and employers by Lord Dennis Stevenson and Paul Farmer.
Over a ten year period, violence against women and girls (VAWG) convictions have risen from 51,974 to 84,565 – a 63% rise.
More than 5,300 cases of hate crime were reported in Scotland over the past year, with many other incidents going unreported.
In partnership with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS), the Scottish Government have launched a new campaign against hate crime.