The Joint Committee on Human Rights has called for evidence on the human rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
The Angiolini review is an independent review into serious incidents and deaths in custody, undertaken by Dame Elish Angiolini.
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.”
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 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.
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.
The Home Affairs Select Committee launched an inquiry into hate crime and its violent consequences in July 2016. A report was published in May 2017.
Published in April 2017, the aim of the Work and Pensions Committee’s report on victims of modern slavery (pdf), is to begin with the Government, the development of stage two of their country’s counter-slavery policy that builds on the 2015 legislative framework.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched an inquiry into mental health and deaths in prison in December 2016. An interim report was published in April 2017.
Karima Bennoune, UN Special Rapporteur, invites stakeholders to contribute to a consultation on the impact of fundamentalism and extremism on the cultural rights of women. Submissions must be made by 19 May 2017.