Everyday Sexism, A FRESh Response To Roosh V And Hate Incident Figures

Fairness, Respect, Equality Shropshire invites you to the first FRESh Equality Forum in 2016:

Thursday 3 March from 1.30 – 4.30 in the Oak Room at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service HQ, St Michael’s Street, Shrewsbury SY1 2HJ.

This is a free, friendly and accessible meeting for anyone who would like to explore some of the issues raised by:

  • discussions about sexism in a recent workshop on women and hate crime
  • beliefs and attitudes behind the ‘Roosh V’ men-only meetings recently proposed and then cancelled in Shrewsbury and across the UK.

If you would like more information please contact FRESh.shropshire@gmail.com or have a look on www.freshshropshire.org.uk

Hate incident figures 70% higher

During 2015, 161 hate incidents were reported to the police in Shropshire. The latest report from Fairness, Respect, Equality Shropshire (FRESh) suggests that the level of under-reporting of hate incidents is likely to be within the range of 50% to 70%, making the potential number of incidents as high as 536 in 2015.

The report is the result of scoping research done for the Shropshire Hate Crime Reporting group.

It includes recommendations on tackling hate in Shropshire and contains true stories of victims from Shropshire.

The full report can be downloaded here: http://bit.ly/1PWFE5G

An executive summary is also available: http://bit.ly/1p3FDmj

If you would like more information or discuss the research and recommendations please contact FRESh.shropshire@gmail.com.



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