René Cassin have published a May 2017 briefing on human rights issues for our next Government. It includes five questions for local candidates to assess their commitment to human rights and social justice.
End Violence Against Women has published a May 2017 manifesto, outlining priorities for ending violence against women and girls in the UK.
The Legal Action group has published a series of articles on the tricky issue of using the common law for the protection of human rights, in May 2017.
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.
This April 2017 report on discrimination in prison from the Prison Reform Trust and Zahid Mubarek Trust finds disproportionate outcomes for prisoners with protected characteristics.
The Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious and potentially transformative framework, agreed by all of the countries in the world. The Fabian Society has published a series of April 2017 recommendations for government, the private sector, civil society and campaigners to ensure these goals are met.
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.
The Children’s Commissioner published an April 2017 study into children’s experiences of help-seeking and support after sexual abuse in a family environment.
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.