Creating a fairer Britain
Watch a former British Ambassador's insight into 'making these documents real in our lives'.
This year the UN calls on us to celebrate human rights defenders who act to end discrimination.
These individuals can be found in our local communities, our hospitals and working across Britain's many charities.
We have spoken to some of them to find out how human rights help them make a difference in the lives of the people they serve.
Professor Geraldine Van Bueren speaks about the role of human rights defenders in the public, voluntary and community sectors, the Commission's role as a national human rights institution, and our achievements this year.
Read about our 2010 Inquiries:
►Home care of older people
►Human trafficking in Scotland
►Human Rights Inquiry
►Employment practices in the meat processing sector
Read our guides to the UN Conventions on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and on the Rights of People with Disabilities.
Explore Dignity Drive, an interactive guide to the Human Rights Act
Read about a pilot project by the British Institute for Human Rights and the Equality and Diversity Forum.
Read our report on how our work fulfills the Paris Principles relating to the status of national human rights institutions.
Read about human rights cases in which we have intervened, both domestically and in Europe, resulting in individuals getting the protection they deserve, from soldiers serving overseas to gay people fleeing from persecution.
Read about the Commission in Scotland's human rights work, including the human trafficking inquiry.
Everyone can be a human rights champion. Read how raising awareness of human rights is gathering momentum in Wales.