National Hate Crime Awareness Week is a week of action to raise awareness of hate crime and will take place from 9 to 16 October 2021.
A hate crime is any incident which the victim, or anyone else, thinks is based on someone's prejudice towards them because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or because they are transgender.
Types of hate crime include:
If you are a victim of hate crime, you can report it to the correct authorities. You can also report a hate crime if it wasn't directed at you, for example for a friend, colleague, neighbour, passer-by or family member.
You can report a hate crime: