‘The UK is one of the most unequal countries in the developed world’ says the March 2018 Equality Trust manifestos.
6 in 10 employers agree that a woman should have to disclose whether she is pregnant during the recruitment process.
This is according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) who have published the results of their survey on maternity discrimination in the workplace, in February 2018.
‘1 in 3 healthcare professionals think people with a learning disability receive worse quality healthcare than those without’. This is according to the February 2018 campaign report (pdf) from Mencap.
Treat Me Well aims to transform how the NHS treats people with a learning disability in hospital.
Liberty have launched a February 2018 campaign to end indefinite immigration detention, post-Brexit. Continue reading “Liberty campaign: End Indefinite Detention – #ItsAboutTime”
More than 5,300 cases of hate crime were reported in Scotland over the past year, with many other incidents going unreported.
In partnership with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS), the Scottish Government have launched an October 2017 campaign against hate crime.
‘Whether you voted leave or remain, you definitely didn’t vote to leave your fundamental rights at the EU exit door’.
This is from the September 2017 Liberty campaign to amend the Repeal Bill, and add a binding commitment on the Government to protect people’s human rights.
Starting in June 2017, Liberty has launched a five-year campaign to put decency, compassion and fairness back at the heart of UK politics.
Working in close partnership with parents, the Disabled Children’s Partnership launched the Secret Life of Us campaign in June 2017.
The campaign aims to bring to life the realities of challenges disabled children, young people and their families face, as well as reveal the parts of their lives that most people do not see. Continue reading “Disabled Children’s Partnership campaign: the Secret Life of Us”
Refugee Week takes place every year in the week around World Refugee Day, 20 June.
In the UK, Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.