It is time to implement radical and fundamental change to create a fair and humane migration governance system, says a September 2017 briefing from the Detention Forum.
The Scottish Government launched a consultation on climate change legislation in June 2017. The Scottish Human Rights Commission has responded, recommending that the Government “explicitly integrate human rights into the heart of the legislation.”
This briefing considers the effect of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Bill) and the risks and opportunities it presents to equality and human rights law. It outlines areas where the EDF proposes to support amendments to the Bill which aim to achieve our policy objectives, which are to:
Uncertain or irregular immigration status is a known barrier to reporting abuse and a method of control used by exploiters.
This is according to an August 2017 position paper from the Exploitation Advisory Group.
Trans people face a range of barriers when accessing most mainstream health services and often avoid accessing services at all.
This is according to a September 2017 report by the LGBT Foundation’s Trans Programme.
The NHS England should update their data monitoring systems, as a matter of urgency, to include Gypsy and Irish Traveller categories, as per the 2011 Census.
This is one of the recommendations from the 2017 Traveller Movement’s report, in September 2017.
British Religion in Numbers, hosted by the University of Manchester, publishes regular round ups of statistical resources on religion in Britain.
Young Muslims from poorer backgrounds experience lack of access to networks, contacts and resources.
This is according to a September 2017 report from the Social Mobility Commission.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
‘Conservatives today are sceptical of the Human Rights Act’, finds an August 2017 Bright Blue report.
Fighting for Freedom (pdf) explores the development and importance of human rights in England. In particular, it examines the historical and philosophical relationship between conservatism and human rights.