Foreign & Commonwealth Office guidance on what is forced marriage in the LGBT community?

A forced marriage is conducted without the valid consent of one or both people, and pressure or abuse is used. Guidance produced by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office: foced-marriage-lgbt

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Assessing the Fiscal Costs and Benefits of A8 Migration to the UK

This paper assesses the fiscal consequences of migration to the UK from the Central and Eastern European countries that joined the EU in May 2004 (A8 countries). We show that A8 immigrants who arrived after EU enlargement in 2004, and…

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Britain: racial violence and the politics of hate

Abstract: Drawing on research into racist attacks in three cities, this article reveals a changing geography of racial violence in the UK (in terms of new areas and targets), and sets this in the context of the socially destructive impact…

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Count of Gypsy and Traveller Caravans – January 2013

This official statistical release provides summary information on local counts of Gypsy and Traveller caravans in England. These counts record the number of caravans on both authorised and unauthorised sites across England. They are carried out to provide local data…

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Media representations of black young men and boys

This report provides an extensive analysis of media coverage of black young men and boys in the British news and current affairs media. The central aim of the research is to understand how the news media represent black young men…

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Stephen Lawrence Education Standard: Report for the Community Scrutiny and Sustainability Group

An independent stakeholder consultation on the Stephen Lawrence Education Standard, (the Standard), was undertaken by Baljit Birring, (Indigo Diversity Ltd),  during September – October 2012. The aim of the consultation was to offer opportunities for schools and settings to share their views and experiences on working with the Standard or give suggestions for a future revised Standard. Report: Stephen Lawrence Education Standard- Report for the Community Scrutiny and Sustainability Group

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Summer Riots: Summary of existing literature and key observations

The summer riots of 2011 have been the subject of many published literature, ranging from official reports and statistics to independent research and news articles. This document aims to summarise the key observations and answer some key questions, with a…

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REACH Programme – Assessment of achievement of Black boys and young Black men

The programme began in 2006 with the REACH panel coming together to report to government on the underachievement of Black boys and young Black men. This is assessment forms part of a review of the policy and programme as it…

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Racism in Europe

The communities in Europe most vulnerable to discrimination and racism continue to be immigrants and other ethnic minorities, especially Black Africans and Roma. The newer migrants from within the European Economic Area (EEA) also experience hostility. The public perception of…

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Helping Communities STAY SAFE Catalogue

A pocket size book produced to help communities stay safe.  The book also promotes crime prevention and more reporting of crime, as well as providing help and support to victims. It covers all areas of community safety from personal safety…

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