SOGICA is conducting research on asylum clams and gender identity, and invites both LGBTQI+ asylum seekers and those who work with or support them to complete surveys on their experiences.
The Government needs to acknowledge the importance of the internet to disabled people and commit to ensuring that the internet is no more dangerous for those with disabilities than those without. This is according to a July 2018 report by a cross-party group of MPs on the safety of disabled people online.
41% of Britons think everyone in Britain enjoys the same basic human rights, whereas 35% disagree. This is according to research on human rights by Ipsos MORI, published in July 2018, which shows that Britain is split on whether human rights abuse in the UK is a problem.
The Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) call on the government to put sexual harassment at the top of the agenda in a July 2018 five-point plan to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.
There has been a marked shift towards more serious offline incidents such as physical attacks, threatening behaviour and abuse more generally. This is according to Tell MAMA’s annual report 2017; Beyond the Incident – Outcomes for Victims of Anti-Muslim Prejudice (pdf), which shows the highest level of recorded Islamophic incidents since its launch in 2012.
A July 2018 report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) assesses progress on women’s rights since 2013, in areas including: enhancing the status of international human rights in domestic law gender-based violence, harassment and abuse participation in political and civic life access to civil justice human trafficking and modern slavery detention and asylum health, …
‘Categorising misogyny as a hate crime won’t end violence against women, but if we can challenge the normalisation of these attitudes on our streets and in public life we can challenge violence against women and girls in wider society.’ This is taken from a July 2018 open letter to the National Police Chiefs Council by Fawcett Society, Citizens UK, …
The talents of more than a million people aged over 50 who want to work are being wasted because of discrimination, bias and outdated employment practices. This is according to a July 2018 report by the Women and Equalities Committee on older people and discrimination.
27% of the prison population are from BME groups, compared to 14% of the general population. A July 2018 report by Runnymede and the Centre for Criminology at the University of Greenwich looks at disproportionality, safety and mental health in British prisons.
“Xenophobic populism and hate speech have continued to rise in 2017, with high levels of migration and challenges of integration, religious extremism, terrorist attacks and the austerity-driven socio-economic climate observed all over Europe.” This is according to the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), in their annual report for 2017.