Pregnancy, 'Alarmist Language' And New Human Rights Rankings For Businesses - The Week In Human Rights - RightsInfo

Pregnancy, ‘Alarmist Language’ And New Human Rights Rankings For Businesses – The Week In Human Rights

The UK human rights stories in the news this week…

4 out of 5 women face pregnancy discrimination at work (The Guardian). Read our article here

David Cameron and Theresa May were criticised for their “alarmist” language around the refugee crisis (The Guardian). The Daily Mail sees it differently

The first ever ranking of the human rights performance of the world’s largest publicly listed companies has begun (Forbes)

A report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission finds that nearly 3/4 of FTSE 100 companies had no female executive directors on their boards between 2010-2015 (ECHR)

Boris Johnson urges the LGBTI community to vote Brexit (Huffington Post)

… But Matthew Parris didn’t like that very much (Guardian)

Conservative MP Damien Green outlines his vision of the British Bill of Rights (Conservative Home)

… Justice’s Angela Patrick responds (UK Human Rights Blog)

An Independent Police Complaints Commission found police committed misconduct over the way they handled a “very vulnerable woman” found dead in a police cell (The Guardian)
Peter Tatchell discusses human rights and homophobia with Russian news site Pravda
In the sad wake of the Brussels attacks, a look at other cities recently hit by violence (NPR)

On Twitter…

Good news…

Like we need an excuse to eat all our Easter eggs in one go (Metro)
As the Holi festival gets into full swing, here are the 10 of the rarest colours in the world (i100)

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Charlotte was a Senior Creative Manager at Universal Music for five years before studying for an LLM in Human Rights. She has worked with organisations campaigning on a range of issues including women's rights and indefinite detention. View all posts by Charlotte Thomas.
Pregnancy, ‘Alarmist Language’ And New Human Rights Rankings For Businesses – The Week In Human Rights
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