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EQuIP contributes to Consultation on updating Hate Crime legislation

EQuIP recently responded to the Law Commission’s consultation on hate crime as part of its remit to reform current hate legislation.  EQuIP is pressing for a number of changes including: 

A single Hate Crime Act 

A new independent Hate Crime Commissioner 

Definition of race in hate crime laws to include 'migration' and 'asylum status' and/or 'language' 

The definition of transgender status to be widened to include trans, non-binary, cross dresser and intersex 

A new protected characteristic of Misogyny to be included (hatred for women) 

Gender and sex to be included 

Widen Football (Offences) Act 1991 to include protection against not just racist but also homophobic hate

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Other Projects

EQuIP have been involved in a wide range of projects across Warwickshire. Take a look at some of our other campaigns, actions and events.

In June 2020 the death of George Floyd in the US brought a surge of reaction from across the world. In the UK protests around Black Lives Matter caught the public imagination and as a result at EQuIP we held a series of online discussions ‘From Protest to Positive Action’.

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The Equality and Inclusion Partnership (EQuIP) is delighted with the news that its Chair, Dr James Shera MBE, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Coventry University. The award is in recognition of James’ contribution to intercultural and interfaith harmony and multicultural education.

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