First Published: 18 Aug 2016
Race report: Healing a divided nation. Equality and Human Rights Commission report on the need for a comprehensive race equality strategy.
First Published: 23 Feb 2015
This report details incidents from the inquiry into the non-natural deaths of adults with mental health conditions while in detention.
First Published: 01 Nov 2014
Understanding what governments need to do to advance women's rights in Great Britain Developed with the National Alliance of Women’s Organisations – the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women – is the United Nations’ international Bill of Rights for women.
First Published: 01 Jul 2010
In the UK, international human rights conventions, such as CEDAW and its supplementary treaty, the Optional Protocol, can seem far removed from the daily realities of women’s and girls’ lives, especially as we have a range of domestic measures in place to promote and enforce equality between women and men. However, as women’s rights advocates in other countries have already shown, international conventions like CEDAW can offer very useful and practical tools for challenging discrimination against women and gender inequality.
Advice and Guidance
First Published: 01 Sep 2009
This guide outlines the role and experience of inspectorates, regulators and complaints-handling bodies in promoting human rights standards in public services.