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In Brief - Protecting workers from exploitation: boosting inspections
September
2018

In Brief - Protecting workers from exploitation: boosting inspections

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Workers are being severely exploited for their labour across the EU, and inspections are not effective at stopping this reality. Based on interviews with almost 240 workers – including non-EU citizens who came to the EU and EU nationals who moved to another EU country to work – a new FRA report outlines the problem and identifies ways to bolster inspections.
Jewish people's experience of discrimination and hate crime in European Union Member States
November
2013

Jewish people's experience of discrimination and hate crime in European Union Member States

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Jewish people across the European Union (EU) continue to face insults, discrimination, harassment and even physical violence which, despite concerted efforts by both the EU and its Member States, show no signs of fading into the past. Although many important rights are guaranteed legally, widespread and long-standing prejudice continues to hinder Jewish people’s chances to enjoy these rights in reality.
December
2012

Victim support services in the EU: an overview and assessment of victims’ rights in practice

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The European Union (EU) and its Member States have undertaken many legislative and non-legislative initiatives in recent years to improve the situation of victims of crime, while work to promote the rights of victims is still ongoing. Some of the key concerns in the field include the role of the victim in criminal proceedings and facilitating access to criminal justice systems: in other words, ensuring that victims are recognised as persons with rights. These rights should be respected and safeguarded by the criminal justice system.
December
2012

Factsheet: Access to justice in cases of discrimination in the EU – Steps to further equality

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The principle of non-discrimination is firmly established in European Union (EU) legislation and includes provisions relating to access to justice. This factsheet provides an overview of the policy context and key issues from the FRA report on 'Access to justice in cases of discrimination in the EU – Steps to further equality'
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