To mark the 799th anniversary of Magna Carta, the Prime Minister wrote an article for the Mail on Sunday on British values.
In May 2014, following the European Court of Human Rights ruling on Elaine McDonald’s case, Equally Ours posted a blog about the case.
In April 2014, Thomas Piketty spoke about his book ‘Capital in the 21st Century’ at an LSE Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) seminar.
In a special edition of the JUST West Yorkshire Racial Justice Bulletin, leading organisations working on race equality deliver a direct message to the new Equalities’ Minister Sajid Javid.
Thankfully most people never have to worry about their human rights. For many, they can seem fairly distant: something for lawyers and politicians to worry about, with little impact on our own everyday lives. When we do hear about human rights in the media it’s usually via a story that links them with supposedly ‘undeserving’ …
On Saturday 8 March 2014, as we celebrated International Women’s Day, Janet Veitch from End Violence Against Women asked ‘Is there really anything to celebrate?’
The Government has announced its plans for the future of youth custody. But more needs to be done to put children’s human rights at the heart of the criminal justice system. A more ambitious and radical approach is needed to improve outcomes for children in the criminal justice system and set them on a better …
Paul Farmer, CEO of Mind (an Equally Ours partner) talks to the Independent about new evidence suggesting that people with mental health problems are being denied justice by some Court of Protection judges who fail to even consider hearing patients’ testimony. Read more here.
On international human rights day, Yakin Ertürk discussed the new vulnerabilities faced by women and the new opportunities for remedy offered by the international human rights system.
Writing for the UK Constitutional Law Group, Varda Bondy and Maurice Sunkin ask ‘How Many JRs are too many?’