Stop Hate UK are working in partnership with the charity 17-24-30 to mark national Hate Crime awareness week.

Hate Crime is defined as a crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity.

The five strands of Hate Crime are:

  • Disability
  • Gender identity
  • Race, ethnicity or nationality
  • Religion, faith or beliefs
  • Sexual orientation

Running from Saturday 10th October to Saturday 17th October, Hate Crime awareness week aims to tackle hate crime issues by raising awareness of what it is and how to respond to it, encourage reporting and promote local support services and resources.

If you’ve been a victim of Hate Crime, you can report it in several ways:

  • Call Merseyside Police on 101
  • Report to independent charity Stop Hate UK via their 24/7 helpline on 0800 138 1625
  • In an emergency dial 999

For more information about Stop Hate UK click here to visit their website.


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