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    Last updated: 11 Oct 2019

    The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights is an international human rights treaty adopted by the UN in 1966. It is one of the two treaties that give legal force to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • Last updated: 14 Oct 2019

    The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a process set up by the UN Human Rights Council in 2006 to review the human rights situation in every UN Member State. Each state is assessed every five years.

  • Last updated: 14 Oct 2019

    One of the Commission’s core tasks as a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) is to monitor the UK’s compliance with the seven United Nations (UN) human rights treaties it has signed and ratified.

  • Last updated: 14 Oct 2019

    Here you can find a list of the Members of the Commission's panel of counsel.

  • Last updated: 14 Oct 2019

    This privacy notice sets out how we handle, store, use and share your personal information.

  • Last updated: 14 Oct 2019

    Information about our Board of Commissioners and statutory committees.

  • Last updated: 27 Aug 2019

    We recommend books and journal articles on Brexit and equality and human rights issues.

  • Last updated: 14 Oct 2019

    This treaty sets out what human rights mean in the context of disability. It represents a major step towards realising the right of disabled people to be treated as full and equal citizens.

  • Blog

    Published: 09 Oct 2019

    Abbie Kirkby talks about how the human rights tracker tool makes it easier for people to campaign and champion good causes.

  • News

    Published: 14 Oct 2019

    Rebecca Hilsenrath responds to the commitments outlined in the Queen's Speech 2019.

  • publication download

    First Published: 04 Dec 2017

    Practical guidance for employers on sexual harassment in the workplace.

  • publication download

    First Published: 17 Oct 2019

    This guidance gives a clear explanation of the law in relation to confidentiality agreements, describing best practice and explaining when they would be unlawful.

  • News

    Published: 17 Oct 2019

    The equalities body is calling time on confidentiality agreements in the workplace.

  • Careers

    Last updated: 21 Oct 2019

    Information about working for the Commission including benefits and our latest jobs.

  • About Us

    Last updated: 22 Oct 2019

    Commission spending from 1 to 30 September 2019.

  • Last updated: 22 Oct 2019

    Find out what we're doing to tackle sexual harassment at work.

  • Last updated: 22 Oct 2019

    The Commission's library has provided a selection of equality-themed reading lists on some of the subjects we cover.

  • Last updated: 17 May 2019

    A selection of key books and journal articles on transport issues.

  • Last updated: 22 Oct 2019

    The following is a selection of books and journal articles on age and equality issues.

  • Last updated: 22 Oct 2019

    The following is a selection of key books and journal articles on caste and equality issues.

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