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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 15

Government should: Legally protect people from multiple and intersectional discrimination, including on the grounds of migrant, refugee or other status....

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.128

Government should: Review counter-terrorism measures which target people or groups based on race, ethnic background or religion, including Muslims or...

UN recommendation

CRC concluding observations 2023, paragraph 26

Government should: (a) Immediately stop targeting certain groups when using counter-terrorism measures, including by training anyone working in relevant professions,...

UN recommendation

Hate crime and hate speech – Government action

UK Government actions: In March 2022, the UK Government published the Online Safety Bill to establish a regulatory regime for...

Government action

Social security (welfare benefits) – UK Government assessment

Several permanent welfare reforms introduced by the UK Government, including the two-child limit, have adversely affected the enjoyment of human...

Progress assessment No progress

Family life, and rest, leisure and cultural activities – UK Government assessment

The UK Government has introduced some positive reforms in relation to family life, including action to tackle child marriage and...

Progress assessment Limited progress

Family life, and rest, leisure and cultural activities – Government action

UK Government actions In June 2021, the UK Government committed to raise the minimum age for people to marry in...

Government action

Counter-terrorism – UK Government assessment

The UK Government has introduced legislation aimed at tackling terrorism, following a number of terrorist incidents. While the UK Government...

Progress assessment No progress

Data collection and recording – Government action

UK Government actions In March 2021, the census for England and Wales was carried out, on a ‘digital-first’ basis. The...

Government action

Harassment and bullying in schools – UK Government assessment

The UK Government’s new relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education guidance is welcome, as is action taken in...

Progress assessment Limited progress

Human rights education, trainings and awareness raising – UK Government assessment

While the introduction of compulsory relationships and sex education (RSE) may create further opportunities for schools to teach children about...

Progress assessment No progress

Violence, abuse and neglect, and child sexual exploitation – Welsh Government assessment

The Welsh Government has taken some positive policy and legislative steps, including a range of actions to address childhood adversity....

Progress assessment Limited progress

Violence, abuse and neglect, and child sexual exploitation – UK Government assessment

The UK Government has taken some policy and legislative steps to address aspects of violence, abuse and neglect, including its...

Progress assessment Limited progress

Human rights abuses abroad – UK Government assessment

The UK Government has continued to seek to limit its accountability for responding to allegations of human rights abuses and...

Progress assessment Regression

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.131

Government should: Ensure the planned counter-extremism bill aligns with international law and does not single out certain organisations based on...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.123

Government should: Take further action to combat increasing hate speech, islamophobia and hate crimes on the basis of race. Address...

UN recommendation

CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 65

Government should: Increase the availability of high-quality data disaggregated by: income, sex, age, gender, race, ethnic origin, migrant, asylum-seeking and...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.117

Government should: Do more to support victims of discrimination and hatred, especially religious hatred, and to raise awareness of this...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.115

Government should: Take further action to end religious hate crime. Ensure minority groups can access justice. Adopt effective measures to...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.110

Government should: Improve policies to tackle hate crime, particularly crimes motivated by race and religion. Share any successful strategies with...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.100

Government should: Put into practice the 'Hate Crime Action Plan' to reduce racially and religiously motivated crimes. Ensure efficient implementation...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.85

Government should: Tackle religious hatred, discrimination, hostility and violence in both political discourse and in the media. Tackle advocacy of...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.84

Government should: Do more to put an end to negative stereotypes in the media, especially against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender...

UN recommendation

UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.82

Government should: Do more to end racism, xenophobia and islamophobia. End discrimination against migrants. Avoid detaining asylum seekers and stateless...

UN recommendation

CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 36

Government should: Abolish any legal obligation to attend collective worship in state-funded schools. Guarantee children's right to freely decide whether...

UN recommendation

CEDAW concluding observations 2019, paragraph 60

Government should: (a) Ensure the law provides for 'no-fault' divorce and introduce a requirement that all religious marriages, including Islamic...

UN recommendation

ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 64

Government should: Reduce achievement gaps in education, particularly among children from low income families. Take further action to avoid segregating...

UN recommendation

ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 50

Government should: (a) Ensure there is sufficient housing (especially social housing), particularly for the most disadvantaged groups, including those on...

UN recommendation

ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 48

Government should: In line with UN advice on poverty and the ICESCR, guarantee support to all those living in (or...

UN recommendation

ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 30

Government should: Review its employment policies to address the root causes of unemployment. Develop an action plan focusing specifically on...

UN recommendation

CRC concluding observations 2023, paragraph 33

Government should: (a) Focus on children’s rights in all systems and actions taken to prevent abuse and neglect of children;...

UN recommendation