Online resources

In this section you can find links to some of the online resources on equality and human rights that are increasingly becoming available, including websites, blogs and videos.

Please note that the Equality and Diversity Forum does not endorse the material provided.

Government campaign on workers wage rights – #CheckYourPay

February 27, 2017
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The Government launched a February 2017 campaign to raise workers’ knowledge of their rights, ahead of the National Minimum and National Living Wage rates rise in April 2017.
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Votes for Women, First Mass Petition for Women’s Suffrage – Interactive Teaching Resource

January 9, 2017
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Parliament's Education Service produced an interactive teaching resource on the first mass petition for women's suffrage in January 2017. The resource explores the first mass petition for women's right to vote, now widely accepted amongst historians as the start of the organised campaign.
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Gender Pay Gap – An Interactive Tool

January 3, 2017
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An interactive tool that allows the public to find out the gender pay gap for their occupation was launched by the Minister for Women and Equalities, Justine Greening, in December 2016.
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British Medical Association online resource: Equality Lens

December 16, 2016
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The British Medical Association launched their Equality Lens in December 2016. This is an information resource providing an equalities analysis of the UK medical workforce in the UK, and will frame the BMA's equalities work going forward.
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Stonewall survey for LGBT young people aged 11-19

December 9, 2016
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Stonewall launched a survey for LGBT young people aged 11-19 in December 2016. This survey is being carried out for Stonewall by researchers in the Centre for Family Research at the University of Cambridge. The survey is about what life in Britain is like as an LGBT young person.
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‘Better Than That’ campaign against hate crime

December 9, 2016

A national anti-hate crime campaign backed by the government, Better Than That, was launched on Thursday 1 December 2016 in response to the rise in incidents after the EU referendum.
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European Network on Statelessness campaign infographic: #StatelessKids

November 23, 2016

The European Network on Statelessness published its second #StatelessKids campaign infographic in November 2016. It explains how children get their nationality, why they become stateless and what states need to do to end childhood statelessness.
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Homeless Link resource: Migrant Destitution Toolkit

November 23, 2016

Homeless Link launched a Migrant Destitution Toolkit in November 2016. The toolkit offers practical support to improve pathways out of destitution for destitute migrants.
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World AIDS Day teacher resources – 1 December 2016

October 28, 2016
National AIDS Trust

World AIDS Day 2016 takes place on 1 December 2016. The National AIDS Trust published teacher resources for the day in October 2016.
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Independent human rights film: ‘The Boy Who Changed The Law’

October 15, 2016

Debora Singer produced an independent human rights film, The Boy Who Changed The Law, which was released in October 2016.
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Teaching resource Our Migration Story

October 2, 2016

The Runnymede Trust in partnership with academics at the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester launched their online project 'Our Migration Story: The Making of Britain' in September 2016.
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ENAR map of anti-migrant violence, hatred and sentiment

October 2, 2016
ENAR European Network Against Racism

The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) launched a map of anti-migrant violence, hatred and sentiment across Europe in September 2016.
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European Directory of Equality Bodies

October 2, 2016
European Network of Equality Bodies Equinet

Equinet launched their European Directory of Equality Bodies in September 2016.
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ECHR factsheets on case law and pending cases

August 18, 2016

The European Court of Human Rights Press Team has produced a page on their website with factsheets by theme on case law and pending cases.
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EIGE glossary and thesaurus of gender terms

July 19, 2016
European Institute for Gender Equality

The European Institute for Gender Equality produced a glossary and theasurus of gender and gender equality terms.
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Equality and Human Rights Commission – human rights resources

July 4, 2016
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The human rights section of the EHRC website details everything you need to know about human rights and how they are protected, including a section on what people should do if they think their rights have been breached.
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BIHR pilot resources on mental health, mental capacity and human rights

June 21, 2016
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The British Institute of Human Rights released pilot versions of their resources on mental health, mental capacity and human rights in June 2016.
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Refugees Welcome survey results 2016

June 9, 2016
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The Refugees Welcome Index results for 2016 were published in May 2016. The survey asked people: how closely would you personally accept people fleeing war or persecution?
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LSE debate on ‘Challenging Inequalities’

June 9, 2016

This public debate at LSE debated different approaches to challenging inequality across the globe.
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ILGA-Europe Rainbow Europe Index

May 23, 2016
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ILGA-Europe’s fifth edition of its Rainbow Europe Index was published in May 2016.
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British Academy debate about the UK, human rights and the European Convention

May 23, 2016
British Academy

In April 2016, Colm O'Cinneide, Professor of Constitutional and Human Rights Law at University College London, talked to Professor David Feldman FBA about the UK and the European Convention of Human Rights.
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Women Speak Out – film project on women’s inequality

May 19, 2016
The Womens Resource Centre

Women's Resource Centre is looking for women to appear in their film project Women Speak Out. The Women Speak Out project is aimed at giving disadvantaged women a voice by encouraging them to speak out on video about the issues that impact their lives.
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Mental Health Toolkit for Employers

May 19, 2016
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In May 2016 Business in the Community, in partnership with Public Health England, released a free, online toolkit to help every organisation support the mental health and wellbeing of its employees.
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Trust for London and RSA Inequality Debate

May 16, 2016
Trust For London

In April 2016, Trust for London in partnership with the RSA, assembled an expert panel to debate the issue of inequality in London.
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Facebook: ‘Disabled People Stronger In’

May 5, 2016
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Disabled People Stronger In is a Facebook page that was set up to make the case for disabled people and their families to vote for Britain to Remain in the European Union on 23rd June 2016.
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Migrants’ Rights in London website launched

April 29, 2016
Migrants Rights Network

Migrants' Rights Network launched a Migrants' Rights in London website in April 2016, dedicating to supporting the lives of migrants in the capital.
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BIHR launches Human Rights Check UK project

April 15, 2016
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The British Institute of Human Rights launched a new project Human Rights Check UK in April 2016.
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Equally Ours: Rights for Life publication on human rights

March 18, 2016
Equally-Ours

In March 2016, Equally Ours published 'Rights for Life' - sharing stories on how human rights have been used in people's lives.
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Imkaan and EVAW video: ‘I’d just like to be free’

March 18, 2016
Imkaan

A video by Imkaan and the End Violence Against Women Coalition, in collaboration with Equally Ours, shines a light on the impact sexual harassment has on the lives of young women.
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GIRES resource for trans people: TranzWiki

March 4, 2016
GIRES Gender Identity Research and Education Society

The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) online resource TranzWiki has details about many of the support groups available for trans people.
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