BME and refugee women are 3 times more likely to commit suicide than other women in the UK, says a November 2017 from Sisters For Change.
Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection assesses how the UK Government and public authorities – both centrally and locally – are responding to violence against BME women in England.
When women flee human rights abuses and seek protection in another country, they are dependent on an asylum process that may not take account of their experiences as women.
This is from a November 2017 report (pdf) from Asylum Aid and NatCen, which explores how women seeking asylum navigate the appeals process.
‘Women lose more than men from reforms at every income level,’ says a November 2017 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
This report is a summary of the first set of results from their project which looks at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.
‘Because of the dire state that prisons are in, injustices and disproportionality continue unchecked,’ says an October 2017 report from Runnymede and the University of Greenwich.
Members of the public should not underestimate their role in tackling anti-Muslim prejudice during their daily lives, says a 2016 annual report from Tell MAMA, in November 2017.
Date: 15, 16, 22 and 23 November 2017
Location: Lambeth, Sheffield, Bristol and Rotherham
UK Race and Europe Network (UKREN) invite you to a roundtable discussion on race equality in Lambeth, Sheffield, Bristol and Rotherham.
In November 2017, the Women and Equalities Select Committee (WEC) launched an inquiry into the results of the recently published Race Disparity Audit.
The deadline for written submissions is 27 November 2017.
More than 100,000 women and girls in the UK are at risk of and living with the consequences of female genital mutilation, forced marriage and so called ‘honour-based’ violence.
This is according to the October 2017 report from End Violence Against Women (EVAW) and Southall Black Sisters.
The UK is a wealthy nation; but that wealth is very unevenly divided, says an October 2017 briefing paper from the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice.
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.