The UK’s Information Commissioner has announced a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. This includes campaign practice throughout the EU referendum, and potentially the General Election.
JUSTICE have published a May 2017 guide to support politicians hold the Scottish Government to account.
René Cassin have published a May 2017 briefing on human rights issues for our next Government. It includes five questions for local candidates to assess their commitment to human rights and social justice.
End Violence Against Women has published a May 2017 manifesto, outlining priorities for ending violence against women and girls in the UK.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, HM Treasury, and Department for International Trade have launched an April 2017 consultation on the legal framework for imposing sanctions, post-Brexit. Submissions should be made by 23 June 2017.
The Legal Action group has published a series of articles on the tricky issue of using the common law for the protection of human rights, in May 2017.
The Fawcett Society have called for all political parties to advance equality between women and men in their 2017 Manifesto for Women.
In May 2017, the Human Trafficking Foundation launched a short inquiry into modern slavery and human trafficking in order to look into the situation of unaccompanied and separated minors in Europe.
This April 2017 report on discrimination in prison from the Prison Reform Trust and Zahid Mubarek Trust finds disproportionate outcomes for prisoners with protected characteristics.
The Home Affairs Select Committee launched an inquiry into hate crime and its violent consequences in July 2016. A report was published in May 2017.