‘We live in unequal societies but inequality is not inevitable. It is the product of government decisions, actions and omissions that ignore human rights laws and principles’.
This is according to a September 2017 concept note by Just Fair. The paper aims to explain why we should take inequality seriously, if we care about human rights.
Date: 16 October and 11 December 2017
Location: National Council For Voluntary Organisations, 8 All Saints St, London N1 9RL
We have launched our Equality and Human Rights Framework (pdf) – a free digital toolkit for voluntary and community sector organisations, supported by the Baring Foundation. It’s designed to help you use equality and human rights to achieve your organisation’s core purpose.
We’re looking for organisations in Greater London to register for our Framework learning programme. This free series of workshops will explore how to use the Framework to integrate equality and human rights into your work.
The deadline for registration is 2 October 2017.
Date: 31 October and 4 December 2017
Location: BVSC, The Centre for Voluntary Action, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR
We have launched our Equality and Human Rights Framework (pdf) – a free digital toolkit for voluntary and community sector organisations. It’s designed to help you use equality and human rights to achieve your organisation’s core purpose.
The justice system is in crisis.
This is according to the final report by the Bach Commission, in September 2017.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our September thought leadership seminar with the Research Network Advisory Group.
It is time to implement radical and fundamental change to create a fair and humane migration governance system, says a September 2017 briefing from the Detention Forum.
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.”
Uncertain or irregular immigration status is a known barrier to reporting abuse and a method of control used by exploiters.
This is according to an August 2017 position paper from the Exploitation Advisory Group.
On 19 September 2017, during the 72nd Meeting of the UN General Assembly, 37 Member States and Observer States endorsed this Call to Action: to End Forced Labour, Modern Slavery, and Human Trafficking
‘Conservatives today are sceptical of the Human Rights Act’, finds an August 2017 Bright Blue report.
Fighting for Freedom (pdf) explores the development and importance of human rights in England. In particular, it examines the historical and philosophical relationship between conservatism and human rights.