EDF paper: ‘From conflict to cohesion’

‘From conflict to cohesion: competing interests in equality law and policy’ by Maleiha Malik is a paper commissioned by the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) in 2008.

The paper examines conflicts of rights and competing interests in the context of the equalities framework.

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EDF thanks the DG for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of the European Commission for providing funding for this report under the European Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity (2007-2013).

EVAW and EHRC report on Violence Against Women support services

Map of Gaps 2. The postcode lottery of Violence Against Women support services in Britain was published by End Violence Against Women (EVAW) and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in January 2009. On 30 January, the Commission announced that it will target more than 100 local authorities with the threat of legal action over their failure to provide specialised services for women who have experienced violence.

 

EDF on ‘Law in Action’

Amanda Ariss, Chief Executive of the Equality and Diversity Forum, took part in Radio 4’s ‘Law in Action’ on Tuesday 10 February 2009. The programme discussed ‘what happens when human rights collide’.

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