In September 2015, the Scottish Parliament published a briefing providing information on the European Convention on Human Rights and the role of the European Court of Human Rights in enforcing the Convention.
In September 2015, the Government published a ‘Memorandum to the Joint Committee on Human Rights: the Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015’.
Neil Crowther of TPI explains how ‘Through the Equally Ours initiative … we have managed to enlist organisations such as Age UK and Women’s Aid to develop and run high impact, high reach communications campaigns in recent months’.
CharterClick! is a two-year project funded by the European Union. The Equality and Diversity Forum is an associate partner of the project.
BIG Assist is delivered by NCVO under contract to the BLF to support voluntary sector infrastructure organisations that support other voluntary and community organisations.
In July 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Committee published its ‘Concluding observations on the seventh periodic report of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’.
The Government response to the recommendations of the justice committee in relation to civil legal aid was published on 14 July 2015.
On 14 July, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2014-15.
Launched in July 2015, Age UK’s human rights toolkit breaks down and explains human rights legislation as well as using up to date case studies of how people have used these rights in reality.
CRAE’s Civil Society submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was published in July 2015.