Liberty have launched a February 2018 campaign to end indefinite immigration detention, post-Brexit. Continue reading “Liberty campaign: End Indefinite Detention – #ItsAboutTime”
The Joint Committee on Human Rights call for written submissions on the reform of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Submissions must be made by 2 March 2018. Continue reading “Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry: the Right to Freedom and Safety – Reform of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards”
Date: 6 March 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Location: Committee Room 4A, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, hosted by Baroness Jane Campbell of Surbiton DBE, together with people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Continue reading “JustFair: The Grenfell Tower Disaster and Human Rights Accountability, An International Perspective – 6 March 2018”
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is seeking views on recommendations in the Matthew Taylor Review of modern working practices on the enforcement of employment rights.
Children’s interests cannot take second place to adult concerns, says a January 2018 report from Coram. Continue reading “Coram report: Respected and Protected – Securing a Better Future for all Children”
Our legal system is failing women and needs fundamental reform, finds a January 2018 report (pdf) from the Fawcett Society.
“Warning bells are sounding that rights women have gained during 42 years of EU Membership could be at risk, and in some instances wiped out.”
This is according to the Deeds Not Words colloquium report (Word), published in January 2018.
The Public Accounts Committee launched an inquiry into mental health in prison in October 2017. A report (pdf)was published in December 2017. Continue reading “Public Accounts Committee inquiry and report: Mental Health in Prisons”
The House of Commons Library have published an overview of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED), contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, and Equality Impact Assessments. Continue reading “House of Commons Library briefing: the Public Sector Equality Duty and Equality Impact Assessments”
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has published the ninth report in its World Migration series: World Migration Report 2018 (pdf). Continue reading “International Organisation for Migration: World Migration Report 2018”