Business in the Community charter: Race at Work

Business in the Community

Figures from the Race Disparity Audit’s Ethnicity Facts and Figures website and the BITC Race at Work Survey highlight that people from ethnic minorities persistently encounter significant disparities in employment and progression.

Business in the Community have launched the Race at Work Charter, in October 2018, which commits businesses who sign up to a set of principles and actions designed to improve the recruitment and progression of ethnic minority employees.

Continue reading “Business in the Community charter: Race at Work”

Government Equalities Office consultation response and report: Caste in Great Britain and Equality Law – A Public Consultation

The government have published a July 2018 response to the September 2017 consultation about how to ensure that there is appropriate and proportionate legal protection against unlawful discrimination because of caste.

Continue reading “Government Equalities Office consultation response and report: Caste in Great Britain and Equality Law – A Public Consultation”

Fawcett Society campaign: Make Misogyny a Recorded Hate Crime for every Police Force

Fawcett society logo

‘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, senior faith leaders and NGOs which asks for misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime.

Continue reading “Fawcett Society campaign: Make Misogyny a Recorded Hate Crime for every Police Force”