Equality and Human Rights News

Welcome to the website of the Equality and Diversity Forum, a national network of equality and human rights organisations. This website brings together a wide range of equality and human rights information and resources provided by EDF and other organisations.

EHRC resource: Young People’s Rights and the CRC

EHRC

Launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in 2014, this is a hub for young people where you will find loads of info about your rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC for short).
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Briefing on the Immigration Act 2014 and pilot immigration checks

'The Immigration Act 2014, piloting immigration checks in the private rented sector and the potential for race discrimination' is a briefing from the Race Equality Foundation and Equanomics
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FRA report on ‘Being Trans in the EU’

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

'Being Trans in the EU - Comparative analysis of the EU LGBT survey data' was published by FRA in December 2014.
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ECNI guide to the public sector equality and disability duties

Equality Commision Northern Ireland ECNI

'A short guide to the public sector equality and disability duties' was published by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland in October 2014.
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Human Rights Day letter from 163 UK organisations

BIHR

On 10 December 2014, global Human Rights Day, Chief Executives of 163 organisations across the UK signed an open letter published in the Daily Telegraph, calling on 'those with power to stand with us to respect human rights laws'.
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Call for participants: Equality and Human Rights Framework for VCS organisations

Equality Human Rights Framework

Do you work for a campaigning and social justice London VCS organisation? Then the Equality and Diversity Forum would like to hear from you as it is providing free training and support to help embed equality and human rights in your work!
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Celebrating five years of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

Five years after the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights became legally binding, FRA published an EU Charter of Fundamental Rights infographic.
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EHRC guidance on ‘Human Rights in Action’

Equality and Human Rights Commission

'Human Rights in Action: Case studies from regulators, inspectorates and ombudsmen' was published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in November 2014.
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Watch this space – Beyond 2015: shaping the future of equality, human rights and social justice

The Equality and Diversity Forum and EDF Research Network are starting a discussion about how to reduce inequality by working more effectively across sectors and disciplines.
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Equally Ours call for human rights stories

Equally-Ours

Equally Ours is collecting more stories which show how important human rights are. If you have a story about human rights you’d be willing to share, Equally Ours would love to hear from you.
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