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Equally Ours is launched…and the work begins

“We need a beacon that humanises human rights, inspiring everyone to realise they benefit all of us here in the UK, every day, in very practical ways; that they are an important part of our […]

Austerity is being exploited and children denied basic rights – report

Austerity is being exploited to drive through budget cuts and reforms which are denying children their basic human rights, according to a major new report, backed by more than 60 organisations and experts, being released […]

One year on, are Police and Crime Commissioners delivering on human rights?

On 15 November, we mark the anniversary of the election of England’s first Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) – members of the public elected to oversee local policing and hold Chief Constables to account. A […]

Trafficked children’s human rights breached by system, children’s experts tell UN

We expect the state to protect children, no matter who they are or where they are from. But some of the most vulnerable children in the UK are being failed by the Government. Too many […]

Lords amendment to care bill will help make human rights real for everyone

Almost all of us will use social care services in our lifetime, or know someone who will. When we do, we rightly expect that we, and the people we care about, will receive care in […]