Category - discrimination

  • April 3, 2017

    Only one in 100 prisoners who made an allegation of discrimination against prison staff had their case upheld by the prison. By contrast, three in four staff (76 per cent) reports of alleged discrimination by a prisoner were upheld, an in-depth research report by the Zahid Mubarek Trust and the Prison Reform Trust reveals.

  • February 15, 2017

    Is religion discriminatory? Does discrimination exist within and by different religions? World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit explored these questions with fellow panelists during a conference at a cultural centre in Trondheim, Norway on 14 February 2017

  • February 5, 2017

    Quakers in Britain have responded to the global unease about recent political developments around the world with a clear statement asserting: “Humanity needs leaders of integrity and conscience, ready to be held to account by individuals and institutions, national and international."

  • January 30, 2017

    A local education authority has admitted a Bedfordshire primary school discriminated against a seven-year-old boy and his younger brother by calling police because the children had been given plastic toy guns as presents.

  • January 17, 2017

    Children face the ongoing violations of their rights worldwide, including poverty, violence and discrimination against them, a senior United Nations human rights official has told the body that monitors implementation of a global treaty on the matter.

  • December 15, 2016

    The Church of England did not break the law by blocking a hospital chaplain from a job for being gay and married, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has

  • November 7, 2016

    New figures published by the TUC on 4 November 2016 show that the number of working people challenging discrimination or unfair treatment at work has fallen by 9,000 a month since charges of up to £1,200 were introduced.

  • October 25, 2016

    The court of appeal in Belfast has upheld a ruling against a bakery which refused to

  • July 7, 2016

    At a workshop in Ghana, women have collectively asked a question: “Is it not time for women and girls to raise their voices to say what they want as mothers, as widows, as single parents, and as God’s children?”

  • June 13, 2016

    Fifty people were killed in a shooting in a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) nightclub in Orlando, Florida yesterday (12 June 2016).