As the government’s public consultation on reforming the Gender Recognition Act draws to a close, RightsInfo Creative Director, Sarah Wishart, reflects on our #GRAreform series and what we’ve learnt through exploring the issue through human rights.
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The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
No. 39 of #50cases. Trafficking is a vile crime, affecting the most vulnerable in society. Trafficked people are often forced to do things which are against the law. The question is, … Continued
A case from 2011. Two men anxiously awaited their fate. Would they be able to live in safety, or be forced to return to violence?
Ms A is a woman who was born with the body of a man. She has lived her whole life as a woman, presents herself that way to the world, … Continued
No. 47 of #50cases. Nobody is perfect, everyone makes mistakes. T’s mistake was to steal two bicycles when he was eleven years old. JB’s mistake was shoplifting a packet of false fingernails … Continued
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Removing financial help for disabled people was unlawful
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People receiving funding from the Independent Living Fund argued the its closure breached equality laws. The court agreed. There was no evidence that the government paid proper attention to the potentially grave impact on the disabled.
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