Country

Belgium Belgium

Title

UNIA, Annual figures report, year 2015 (Rapport annuel chiffres, année 2015)

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Year

2015

Type of publication

Report

Geographical coverage

National

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Human rights or equality body

Institution

UNIA

Main Thematic Focus

Incitement to hatred or violence Racism & xenophobia Discrimination

Target Population

Muslims Migrants Ethnic minorities Religious minorities

Key findings

UNIA publishes in this report various figures for the year.
For race discrimination, 661 cases were opened, 31% concerned the domain of media and 23% the domain of employment.
For the ROMA, 22 cases were opened.
For religious beliefs, 330 cases were opened with 92% of them related to Islam. 55% of those cases concerned incitement to hatred in the medias (social media, website,...)

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

The numbers are based on the cases opened by UNIA in 2015 after receiving a complaint for discrimination.

Sample details and representativeness

N/A

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