On 25 March 2009, Grandparents Plus launched ‘Rethinking family life: exploring the role of grandparents and the wider family’ along with new opinion polling.
On 5 March 2009, the European Court of Justice published its ruling on the challenge to the UK’s compulsory retirement age.
On 5 February 2009, the Equality and Diversity Forum submitted evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights’ Inquiry into children’s rights.
In February 2009, the Equality and Human Rights Commission received formal notification of accreditation from the United Nations (UN) as a National Human Rights Institute (NHRI).
Making practice happen. Practitioners’ views on the most effective specific equality duties’ is a report submitted to the EHRC by Elizabeth Sclater in January 2009.
‘Ending child poverty in a changing economy’, a Joseph Rowntree Foundation publication by Donald Hirsch, shows what effect current policies will have on child poverty by 2010 and 2020.
‘”Solidity or Wind?” What’s on the menu in the bill of rights debate?’ by Francesca Klug was published on the Open Democracy website in February 2009.
‘From conflict to cohesion: competing interests in equality law and policy’ by Maleiha Malik is a paper commissioned by the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) in 2008.
‘Map of Gaps 2. The postcode lottery of Violence Against Women support services in Britain’ was published by End Violence Against Women (EVAW) and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in January 2009.
Amanda Ariss, Chief Executive of the Equality and Diversity Forum, took part in Radio 4’s ‘Law in Action’ on Tuesday 10 February 2009. The programme discussed ‘what happens when human rights collide’.