Harassment

Crime and disabled people: Measures of disability-related harassment 2016

Extract from the report:  The Equality and Human Rights Commission (the Commission) is a statutory body established under the Equality Act 2006. It operates independently to encourage equality and diversity, eliminate unlawful discrimination, and promote and protect human rights. The Commission enforces equality legislation on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Hate Crime Victim Support in Europe - A Practical Guide

This report is produced by RAA Sachsen (Saxony), a German civil society organisation who provide counselling services to victims of hate crime, in participation with a number of partner organisations. It is the result of their project, "Standards and Guidelines for Victims of Hate Crime in Europe", aimed at improving support structures and the situation of victims of hate crimes. The document presents suggested guidelines, recommendations and necessary framework requirements for efficient counselling services throughout Europe.

Report of the Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of Human Rights by Persons with Albinism

The first report of the UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, Ikponwosa Ero. In the report, Ms. Ero presents a plan to spearhead the identification of the root causes of attacks on persons with albinism. “This will include careful understanding, definition and delineation of witchcraft practice, the form it takes and the effects it has on persons with albinism,” she stated. 

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