Creating a fairer Britain
Mike Smith, Commissioner and Chair of the Disability Committee writes about why today is important.
What is the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and what are we doing to help implement it?
Find out about our Inquiry into the human rights of older people and disabled people receiving home-based care. We have just launched our call for evidence - let us know about your experiences.
Our inquiry into disability-related harassment is looking at how well public bodies are addressing the issues. We recently asked for your evidence and we're now considering the feedback we collected. We also want to meet people affected by the issues raised.
We're undertaking an Inquiry into the human rights of older disabled people receiving home-based care, aiming to provide clarity and confidence for all who have rights and responsibilities that human rights are being protected.
'How Fair is Britain?' is our report on equality, human rights and good relations in 2010. It highlights several challenges which explicitly refer to disabled people. Find out more about what these are and browse the online summary.
We've produced a guide to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and what it means for you. Read and download the guide for disabled people and disabled people's organisations.