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.
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.
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.
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 stand together to support all victims of hate crime to achieve equal treatment before the law.
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.
On 17 November 2014, the General Synod of the Church of England enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as Bishops in the Church of England.
In October 2013, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published ‘Shared Understandings: a new EHRC strategy to strengthen understanding of religion or belief in public life’.
The University of Derby’s Religion and society project published the project results and a policy brief in September 2013.