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Racial Discrimination

Racial Discrimination is covered by Race Relations Act 1976. This includes the areas of employment, education, dealing with authorities (e.g the Police), trying to buy or find somewhere to live and when buying or using goods or services. Discrimination occurs when a person is treated less favorably than another person in the same or similar …

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What is Hate Crime?

Hate crime is a term that can be used to describe criminal behaviour, where the crime is motivated by hostility or indicates hostility to another person because of their gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexuality, religious beliefs and age. Below are some facts about hate crime: Characteristics of hate crime include but are not exclusive to …

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Peer Health Champions

RES was commission to develop and deliver the Peer Health Champions (PHC) programme by Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group. This programme was to improve awareness and literacy of diverse and vulnerable community groups to enable them to make informed choices about their health and well-being. RES has now, successfully, completed the programme and …

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Harassment and Hate Crime Training for SMBC Staff

Rights and Equality Sandwell (RES) organised series of Harassment and Hate Crime Trainings for SMBC Staff and other advisers to help them respond to reports of harassment and hate crime incidents and to handle cases. Permjeet Panesar CEO provided an overview of the Equality Act 2010 and Hate Crime legislation. Attendants achieved the complex insight to …

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