Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee report: Gender pay gap reporting – Government response to the Committee’s Thirteenth report

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We recommend that the Government publish and maintain a definitive list of all organisations that fall within the scope of the Gender Pay Gap Regulations.

This is one of the recommendations from the Government on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s report on the Gender Pay gap (pdf), in January 2019.

Gender and queer perspectives on Brexit

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‘This collection examines the opportunities and challenges, rights and wrongs, and prospects and risks of Brexit from the perspectives of gender and sexuality. ’ This is from a January 2019 book on the gendered and queer dimensions of Brexit, co-authored by Dr Moira Dustin, Professor Nuno Ferreira and Professor Susan Millns.

Parity and clarity: The case for reforming hate crime law

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Katharine Knox, our Head of Research and Policy Impact, reports on our recent seminar on legal reform of hate crime.

In EDF’s recent seminar on hate crime, participants identified a particular need for two things in hate crime law: parity and clarity. With a 17% increase in reported hate crime last year, and given the Law Commission’s review into hate crime law starting in 2019, we gathered experts together to consider the priorities for legal reform.

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights report: Being Black in the EU

‘In the 21st century, there is no excuse for racial discrimination. Yet black people in the EU today are still victims of widespread and unacceptable levels of discrimination and harassment simply because of their skin colour’. 

This is according to the November 2018 report (pdf) from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), which examines the experiences of nearly 6,000 black people in 12 European Union Member States.