Could human rights have helped Sports Direct workers? Yes. Read this post to find out why. A government report published today is highly critical of Sports Direct, referring to appalling … Continued
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No. 29 of #50cases. Sex, education and drugs – all part of growing up? Søren Hansen and Jesper Jensen certainly thought so when they wrote ‘The Little Red Schoolbook’, to advise children on … Continued
Once upon a time, the Chagossians were a small community living a simple life in three beautiful coral islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean. In the 1960s, this … Continued
No. 23 of #50cases. All over the world, and throughout history, people have had to hide their sexuality to avoid persecution. Human rights are about allowing people to live in dignity. Being … Continued
This week we are looking at how human rights helps people with mental health issues. This is a very recent case that highlights the importance of Article 8, the right … Continued
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“Wouldn’t it be great if there were a website explaining – in accessible, plain English – what human rights do for all of us…” This was our Director Adam Wagner’s idea … Continued
Find out more about the animation in our companion article here Transcript Human rights! What are human rights? Well, human rights are the values that keep society fair, just … Continued
So, in plain-English, what is the Human Rights Act? The Human Rights Act is a law that protects all of us from having our human rights taken away by the state. It means that public … Continued