A hate crime is a crime motivated by race, religious belief, sexual orientation, political opinion, gender identity or disability. Northern Ireland has seen an alarming increase in hate crime in recent years. Amnesty International voiced concern in August 2016 at the “worryingly high” figure of eight hate motivated crimes reported to the police every day in Northern Ireland.
The Understanding Hate Crime and Related Incidents courses explores what a hate crime is and how it occurs. It promotes peace by discussing the impact of hate and the importance of inclusion. It also offers practical steps in understanding how hate crimes may be prevented.
- Understand the meaning of inclusion
- Understand hate crime and hate incidents
- Understand the impact of hate crime on victims and society
- Understand how hate crime and related incidents may be prevented within the community
This course can be tailor-made to suit your needs and offered up to OCN Level 2.
Eileen Chan-Hu, Executive Director