The Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland has welcomed the report from the Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime, Prejudice and Community Cohesion, which calls for a multi-agency approach to stamp out hate crime in Scotland.
Failure to tackle deep-rooted race inequality will exacerbate divisions in our society unless urgent Government action is taken, the new Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned today.
In evidence given to the UN Convention for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Equality an Human Rights Commission in Scotland is calling for the Scottish Government to start reporting on identity based bullying in all Scottish schools.
The EHRC in Scotland has intervened in a case challenging the Home Office in the Court of Session this week. The Court will be asked to assess whether the Home Secretary has failed to consider the impact on lone parent families of her department’s cuts to asylum support payments.