Hate Crime Scotland

Working in Partnership for a safer Scotland

Hate crime is any crime motivated by prejudice based on: Race, Religion, Sexual orientation, Disability, Transgender identity.

If you need immediate help always call 999

Events In Glasgow 2018

Hate Crime Awareness Week Programme 2018:

Event: Recognising and Responding to Hate Crime – Training and Networking Lunch

When: Wednesday 24th October – 9:30am to 1pm

Where: Abbey House (Training Suite – Third Floor)

10 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 6LU

Further details: This event will give participants the information and skills to recognise when someone percieves that they are the victim of criminal behaviour that is motivated by prejudice. It is useful to all organisations who support and engage with the public, however organisations who work with minority ethnic communities, LGBT+ people, disabled people and faith groups will find it of particular relevance. There will be oppotunities to find out about the role of other organisations in supporting people who experience targetted harassment as well as a chance to make new connections, or renew old ones, over lunch.

Click here to go to the register page for this free event

 

Event: Prosecuting Racist & Religious Hate Crime – The Court System

When: Wednesday 24th October – 10am – 12:30pm

Where: Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service

101 Gorbals Street, Glasgow, G5 9DW

Further details: As part of Glasgow’s Hate Crime Awareness Week, the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service, in partnership with Glasgow Hate Crime Working Group, is offering an introduction to the court system followed by the opportunity to witness a mock trial of a Racist hate crime.

This event will give staff and volunteers from Third Party Reporting Centres, and other partners, an insight into the workings of the court system and victims’ and witness’ experiences of going to court. It will build staff and volunteer capacity to advise and support victims of all forms of hate crime but with a focus on a Racist & Religious hate crime for the mock trial.
Previous Sessions have proved very popular with participants, so be sure to book your place at this event.

Click here to go to the register page for this free event

 

Event: Prosecuting Disability and Homophobic Hate Crime – The Court System

When: Wednesday 24th October – 10am – 12:30pm

14:00 – 17:00 Thu 19th October

Where: Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service

101 Gorbals Street, Glasgow, G5 9DW

Further details: As part of Hate Crime Awareness Week, the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service, in partnership with Glasgow Hate Crime Working Group, is offering an introduction to the court system followed by the opportunity to witness a mock trial of Homophobic and Disability hate crime.

This event will give staff and volunteers from Third Party Reporting Centres, and other partners, an insight into the workings of the court system and victim’s and witness’ experiences of going to court. It will build staff and volunteer capacity to advise and support hate crime victims off all forms of hate crime, but with a focus on disability and homophobic hate crime for the mock trial.
This event was extremely popular with previous participants, so make sure you book your place in advance.

Click here to go to the register page for this free event