Too many people with an ethnic or migrant background are still being held back in the job market. This is despite laws against racial discrimination and for equal opportunities in employment that have been in place for decades, the heads of three European human rights institutions said in a joint statement on today’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Across the EU, many Member States are improving their equality data to help policymakers combat discrimination and challenge prejudices. To inspire others, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights has just published an online compendium of nearly 40 practices from 15 countries on the collection and use of equality data.
During the EEA/ Norway Grants 2014-2021 launch conference of its Human Rights, Roma Inclusion, and Domestic and Gender-based Violence Programme, the agency presented information about the Roma in Czechia through the lens of statistical data from its EU minorities and discrimination survey.
Following the terror attacks at two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights calls for joint efforts to tackle the hatred Muslims face in their daily lives.