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Hate Crime: policy priorities and recommendations
23/11/2020









Hate Crime: policy priorities and recommendations


Whilst we recognise and welcome the steps already taken by a range of stakeholders to tackle hate crime, it is clear that stronger measures, including reform of the hate crime legislation, are needed to tackle the persistent and growing problem of hate crime against a range of equality groups in Northern Ireland.
 
We call for prompt action by the NI Executive, the Department for Justice, criminal justice agencies, and others, to address our recommendations, so as ensure a more robust, co-ordinated and effective policy response.

 

 


Blog article: Women and participation in public life
26/10/2020
The need to increase diversity in government public appointments.

UK Internal Market Bill - Human Rights and Equality Concerns
14/10/2020
Joint statement by ECNI, NIHRC and IHREC

The need for childcare is greater than ever
07/10/2020
The COVID-19 crisis has added to the need for appropriate, accessible and affordable childcare provision.

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