Research report 74: Public authority commitment and action to eliminate targeted harassment and violence

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First published: 24 Oct 2011

This is the cover for Researchy report 74: Public authority committment and action to eliminate targeted harassment and violence

‘How Fair is Britain?’, the Equality and Human Rights Commission's first Triennial Review of inequality in 2010, identified targeted harassment as one of the most important challenges to human rights, equality and good relations facing Britain today. The Commission uses the term 'targeted harassment and violence' (hereafter referred to as targeted harassment) to describe any unwanted conduct, violence, harassment, or abuse targeted at a person because of their age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status or a combination of these characteristics. The reality faced by many people across Britain is one of being targeted on a daily basis because of who they are.

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