Inequality is plainly both a cause and result of failures in human rights protection. This is according to the June 2018 report by Just Fair on socio-economic inequality and local authorities.
‘As a company, Twitter is failing to respect women’s rights online’.
This is according to the March 2018 research project by Amnesty International on violence and abuse against women online.
‘The UK is one of the most unequal countries in the developed world’ says the March 2018 Equality Trust manifesto.
Equality Trust have published their National, Local and Individual Manifestos designed to help people across the UK take action to reduce inequality.
The manifestos states:
We must protect and progress workers’ rights: strengthen trade union rights
and introduce employment rights from day one
We must explore the most effective ways of distributing wealth fairly and
efficiently: establish an independent Commission on Wealth
We must end child poverty: reinstate child poverty targets and commit to
eliminating child poverty
We must tackle our housing crisis: establish a large scale house building
programme, prioritising social housing and truly affordable housing,
built to high quality and environmentally friendly standards.
Find out more about the Equality Trust’s manifestos.
Read the manifesto in full (pdf).
Liberty have launched a February 2018 campaign to end indefinite immigration detention, post-Brexit.
More than 5,300 cases of hate crime were reported in Scotland over the past year, with many other incidents going unreported.
In partnership with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS), the Scottish Government have launched a new campaign against hate crime.
‘Whether you voted leave or remain, you definitely didn’t vote to leave your fundamental rights at the EU exit door’. This is from the September 2017 Liberty campaign to amend the Repeal Bill, and add a binding commitment on the Government to protect people’s human 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 Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
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.
The British Institute of Human Rights released their Joint Civil Society Report to the United Nations in September 2016. The report is to use when the UK undergoes its third Universal Period Review in April/May 2017.