The Joint Committee on Human Rights have launched an October 2018 inquiry on whether the Government’s proposals on how the EU settlement scheme will work. This inquiry looks at the unjustified detention and deportation, in particular.
The deadline for submissions is 10 December 2018.
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Nearly three-quarters of people in Britain (74%) agreed that there should be equality for all groups in Britain, but one in ten (10%) people surveyed disagreed.
This statistic is from the October 2018 research report on the first national survey of prejudice in Britain in over a decade.
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There is a lack of protection and support for migrant women facing domestic abuse and their children, transnational marriage abandonment, and extra-territorial jurisdiction.
The Women’s Resource Centre have produced the England Shadow report (pdf) for the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) .
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Date: 6 December 2018
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA
Cost: Up to £10
The Runnymede Trust invites you to Britain’s Private Shame, an uncensored look at Britain’s colonial past. The event asks how, in a post-Brexit world, should we treat the legacy of the British Empire?
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Reports of Islamophobia indicate that Muslim women are the main victims. 61% of the incidents reported to Tell MAMA in 2015 were against women.
This figure is from the 2018 report (pdf) from the University of Newcastle on islamophobia.
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