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 an October 2017 campaign against hate crime.
Continue reading “Scottish Government, Police Scotland and Crown Office campaign: Hate Has no Home in Scotland”
‘Whether you voted leave or remain, you definitely didn’t vote to leave your fundamental rights at the EU exit door’.
This is from the September 2017 Liberty campaign to amend the Repeal Bill, and add a binding commitment on the Government to protect people’s human rights.
Continue reading “Liberty campaign: The People’s Clause”
Starting in June 2017, Liberty has launched a five-year campaign to put decency, compassion and fairness back at the heart of UK politics.
Continue reading “Liberty campaign: Keep Britain Kind”
Working in close partnership with parents, the Disabled Children’s Partnership launched the Secret Life of Us campaign in June 2017.
The campaign aims to bring to life the realities of challenges disabled children, young people and their families face, as well as reveal the parts of their lives that most people do not see. Continue reading “Disabled Children’s Partnership campaign: the Secret Life of Us”
LGBT young people continue to face significant challenges in Britain’s schools, finds a June 2017 Stonewall report (pdf). Continue reading “Stonewall: School Report 2017”
Refugee Week takes place every year in the week around World Refugee Day, 20 June.
In the UK, Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.
Continue reading “Refugee Week 2017 – #OurSharedFuture”
11 women’s charities and networks have created a website with a full rundown of the most important issues facing women in the June 2017 general election.
Continue reading “#GE2017ForWomen Campaign”
Brexit, immigration, British identity: how these issues play out in this snap election will determine the country’s direction for a generation.
The Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
Continue reading “Runnymede and Partners: a Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain”
At the end of last year, the UK was found guilty of grave and systematic violations of disabled people’s rights.
Inclusion London are supporting disabled Londoners to make sure their voices are heard in the June general election – with a series of resources published in May 2017. Continue reading “Inclusion London guide: Why this General Election Matters to Disabled People”
The Sutton Trust have published a May 2017 Mobility Manifesto which sets out ten practical policy steps to put social mobility at the heart of the election campaign.
Continue reading “Sutton Trust Mobility Manifesto: Ten Practical Policy Steps”