The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing on the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill 2017-19.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) measurement framework is a new “lever for change.”
The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has called for a “wholesale shift in the scale of ambition across Government and the NHS on children’s mental health care.”
We stand together to support all victims of hate crime to achieve equal treatment before the law.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
Inclusion London are supporting disabled Londoners to make sure their voices are heard in the June general election – with a series of resources published in May 2017.
The Mental Welfare Commission have published a May 2017 guide to ensure mental health patients have their human rights respected at key points in their treatment. The guide – called Rights in Mind (pdf) – is a practical document that lists people’s rights when they are first admitted to hospital, when they are on the ward, when …
In preparation for the 2017 general election, Mencap has published three guides around voting and campaigning.
The EHRC published a guide for higher education providers in England on how to use equality and human rights law in the context of Prevent in February 2017.
The UK National Preventive Mechanism, established to fulfill the UK’s obligations under the
Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture, published guidance on the use of isolation in detention in January 2017.