The Government has announced its plans for the future of youth custody. But more needs to be done to put children’s human rights at the heart of the criminal justice system. A more ambitious and radical approach is needed to improve outcomes for children in the criminal justice system and set them on a better …
An Overview of Hate Crime in England and Wales was published by the Home Office, the Office for National Statistics and the Ministry of Justice in December 2013.
‘New Technology: Same Old Problems. Report of a roundtable on social media and violence against women and girls’ was published by the End Violence Against Women Coalition in December 2013.
A report published by the EHRC in December 2013 reveals that some public bodies have made progress in tackling disability-related harassment but overall, more needs to be done.
‘Tackling FGM in the UK. Intercollegiate recommendations for identifying, recording and reporting’ calls for a comprehensive multi-agency action plan to ensure that girls are protected by the existing UK legal framework.
On 15 November, we mark the anniversary of the election of England’s first Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) – members of the public elected to oversee local policing and hold Chief Constables to account. A vital part of our human rights safety net, the police have significant potential to protect or harm our rights to …
‘Homophobic Hate Crime: The Gay British Crime Survey 2013’ was published by Stonewall in October 2013.
The Care vs Control report shows that three quarters of girls and young women aged between 11- and 21-years-old are unaware of the signs of domestic violence.
‘The Hate Crime Report. Homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in London’, shows that although crime rates may be dropping, LGBT people are still experiencing high levels of abuse.
‘Understanding who commits hate crime and why they do it’ was commissioned by the Welsh Government and published in July 2013.