Your Rights publications

If you are an organisation and would like a publication in an alternative format please contact the Engagement desk. If you are an individual please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

We have a wide range of publications on your rights listed below.  See also the new guidance based on your rights under the Equality Act 2010:

Easy Read: Equality Act employment guidance

Easy Read Equality Act employment guidanceThis Easy Read guide explains how to make sure everyone is treated fairly at work.

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Easy Read: Equality Act services guidance

Easy Read Equality Act services guidance coverThis Easy Read guide explains how to make sure everyone is treated fairly when they use services or belong to clubs and groups.

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What equality law means for you as a student in further or higher education

What equality law means for you as a student in further or higher education

This guidance explains your equality rights as a student in further or higher education. Further education (FE) and higher education (HE) institutions have legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010, which means that they cannot discriminate against, harass or victimise you if you are a student.

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Your rights if you are in further or higher education (easy read)

Your rights if you are in further or higher education (easy read)Easy Read version of What equality law means for you as a student in further or higher education.

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Human Rights

Ours to own

Ours to own coverThis guide looks at what human rights mean in the context of everyday life, how they have affected real people and why they are therefore so important.

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Easy Read: Ours to own

Easy Read: Ours to own coverAn Easy Read booklet about human rights and what they mean for you.

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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities - What does it mean for you?

UNCRPD guideThis new guide will help disabled people know what their rights are and how to use them. It will also help people to challenge injustices and improve services and help organisations understand their responsibilities.

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Easy Read: The United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities - What does it mean for you?

Easy Read UNCRPD guideEasy Read guide to the Convention which will help disabled people know what their rights are and how to use them.

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A Lever for Change: Using the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

This guide explains how the CEDAW Convention and its Optional Protocol procedure a way for individuals and groups to complain about violations of their rights under CEDAW – can be used to guarantee the rights of women and girls in the UK.

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From local voices to global audience: Engaging with the International Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

ICERD guideWe have produced a guide jointly with the Runnymede Trust to explain ICERD and what rights and remedies this Convention affords people and groups to challenge racial inequality.

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Your home care and human rights

Your home care and human rights

 

This guide explains how your human rights protect you when you use home care services. It also explains your rights to home care.

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Age discrimination - young people

Young people: know your rights to fair treatment

Young people know your rightsYoung women and men may find themselves being treated unfairly because of their gender, age, disability, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status.

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A3 Poster - Young people: know your rights

A3 posterPoster for display in schools, colleges, youth clubs and advice centers.

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Age discrimination - all ages

Age and the workplace

Age and the workplace coverACAS guidance document on putting the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 into practice.

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Disability discrimination

See separate page for these publications.


Gender equality / Sex discrimination

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Religion and Belief discrimination

Religion or belief and the workplace

Religion or belief and the workplace coverACAS guidance document on putting the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 into practice.

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Sexual orientation discrimination

Sexual orientation and the workplace

Sexual orientation and the workplace coverACAS guidance document on putting the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 into practice.

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Transgender discrimination

Transgender and work: your rights

Transgender and work coverThis leaflet provides advice to individuals who are undergoing gender reassignment. It may also be a useful source of information for people unfamiliar with transgender issues.

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