The UN asked for more information on how the UK is implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in April 2017. The UK Government responded in July 2017.
Through video and discussion, these teaching resources explore legislation that has had an impact on LGBT+ rights in the UK.
Black people in particular are now six times as likely to be searched, up from four times the previous year. In some parts of the country, this difference is even more stark, says a Criminal Justice Alliance report.
Instead of protecting children who have fled to Europe for safety, Government is failing them, finds a July 2017 report by the Human Trafficking Foundation.
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill has been published. Here’s our response.
The Children’s Rights Alliance (CRAE) has published two child-friendly resources on children’s rights.
Starting in June 2017, Liberty has launched a five-year campaign to encourage people to put decency, compassion and fairness back at the heart of UK politics.
The increasing absence of Muslims from British civil society is a growing problem in the UK, says a July 2017 report from the Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life.
In a June 2017 article for QPol, Professor Colin Harvey of Queens University looks at the potential impact of a DUP-Conservative deal on the Northern Ireland peace process.
In a June 2017 article for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Colin Harvey of Queens University Belfast explores the state of human rights and equality in Northern Ireland.