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 …
The increasing absence of Muslims from British civil society is a growing problem in the UK, says a July 2017 report from the Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
A report on hate crime in Scotland 2016-17 has been published by Scotland’s prosecution service.
In late May 2017, the British Humanist Association (BHA), the national charity representing non-religious people in the United Kingdom and the Crown dependencies, will become Humanists UK.
This April 2017 report on discrimination in prison from the Prison Reform Trust and Zahid Mubarek Trust finds disproportionate outcomes for prisoners with protected characteristics.
Karima Bennoune, UN Special Rapporteur, invites stakeholders to contribute to a consultation on the impact of fundamentalism and extremism on the cultural rights of women. Submissions must be made by 19 May 2017.
The British Humanist Association (BHA) and Young Humanists published a comprehensive guide for non-religious parents and young people, offering support and advice on how to navigate an education system subject to undue religious influence.
Demos published an analysis of anti-Islamic content on twitter in April 2017.
The EHRC published a guide for higher education providers in England on how to use equality and human rights law in the context of Prevent in February 2017.