The Equality and Human Rights Framework project is a free online tool and accompanying learning programme being developed by EDF. It will help all types of voluntary community sector (VCS) organisations understand how equality and human rights can help achieve their core purpose, and how to build them into their work.
Liz Shannon – our Parliamentary and Policy Advisor – shares the latest update on our Brexit work, including a background briefing.
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 …
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.
Swansea University is offering a three-year PhD studentship to research the multifaceted nature of human rights challenges in terms of the state’s obligations to respect human rights when accessing data. Applications close on 15 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.
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.