We must widen understanding about the impact on women otherwise those who are disadvantaged the most by reason of ethnicity, class, income and citizenship will be truly left behind by Brexit. This is according to a June 2018 article by PolicyBristol Hub which summarises discussions from a symposium on women’s equality and Brexit.
This is according to the June 2018 report from Goldsmiths, University of London. This report is based on the findings from the Report Racism GRT website and analyses the cases of hate incidents and discrimination crime towards Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities.
A June 2018 report (pdf) by Stonewall exposes ‘alarming levels of racism’ towards BAME people within the LGBT community. Many trans, bi, LGBT disabled people and LGBT people of faith also feel excluded.
Date: 6 July 2018
Time: 19:00 – 20:30
Location: Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Cost: £10 full price / £7 concessions
Join the British Library and Runnymede Trust as they they discuss the four Race Relations Acts since 1965 alongside the impact of immigration legislation.
‘Common Cause’, is the new project from the Runnymede Trust which aims to support Black and Minority-Ethnic (BME) people, across the UK, step into a leadership role, founding their own projects and organisations.
Laws against hate crime are in place, and services are available for victims. But are these measures enough? This question is addressed in a June 2018 report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) on hate crime in the EU.
‘My vision is for a city where everyone can reach their full potential, and I am confident we can make real progress in the years ahead’.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out his vision for an inclusive London in his May 2018 strategy (pdf).
If the inequalities revealed in the Race Disparity Audit are to be tackled, Government departments must have clear and measurable plans, priorities for action, and remain accountable for the results. This is according to the Women and Equalities Select Committee May 2018 report (pdf) on how the Race Disparity Audit can help to move society further towards equality.
Legislation alone cannot change attitudes, but it can contribute. It can also raise awareness, and give victims of hate crime confidence that it will be taken seriously by authorities.
This is according to a May 2018 independent review (pdf) of hate crime legislation in Scotland, chaired by Lord Bracadale – a senior member of the judiciary.
Date: 26 June 2018
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Location: International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 3 Cambridge St, Manchester M1 5BY
Join the Runnymede Trust and gal-dem as they explore intersectional suffrage and the untold story of the Suffragette movement in Britain.