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  • What are human rights?

    Last updated: 19 Jun 2019

    Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms that belong to all of us, from birth until death. We explore where they come from and how they can help you.

  • The Human Rights Act

    Last updated: 15 Nov 2018

    The Human Rights Act allows you to defend your rights in UK courts and ensures that public organisations respect and protect your human rights.

  • Exercising your human rights

    Last updated: 06 Aug 2018

    We advise how people what they need to do if their human rights have been breached and they want to take action.

  • Our human rights work

    Last updated: 24 Jul 2019

    We work to promote awareness, understanding and protection of human rights. We also encourage public authorities to comply with the Human Rights Act.

  • About the Commission in Scotland

    Last updated: 18 Feb 2019

    An introduction to our work in Scotland.

  • Scottish news

    Last updated: 08 Mar 2019

    The latest news and announcements from the Commission in Scotland.

  • Public sector equality duty in Scotland

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    In this section you will find information and resources relating to the public sector equality duty in Scotland.

  • Our work in Scotland

    Last updated: 27 Nov 2018

    Here you will find details of the main programmes of work being undertaken by the Commission in Scotland.

  • Legal work in Scotland

    Last updated: 09 Jul 2018

    This section provides details of the work being carried out by the Commission's legal team in Scotland.

  • Human rights in Scotland

    This section contains information, guidance and materials on human rights in Scotland.

  • How to contact the Scotland office

    Last updated: 06 Jun 2018

    Here you can find all the details to contact the Commission's Scotland office.

  • About the Commission in Wales

    Last updated: 08 Aug 2018

    The Commission in Wales champions equality and human rights for all, working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations.

  • Our work in Wales

    Last updated: 11 Apr 2019

    In this section you will find information on the many areas of work the Commission carries out in Wales.

  • Wales advice and guidance

    Last updated: 02 Feb 2017

    Advice and guidance in Wales including Public Sector Equality Duty guidance.

  • Human rights in Wales

    Last updated: 11 Apr 2019

    Learn about human rights and our work in Wales. Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms, based on core principles like dignity, fairness, equality, respect and autonomy.

  • Know your rights

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Find out more about your rights under the Equality Act 2010 and how it protects different characteristics.

  • Freedom of expression

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

  • Making sport inclusive

    The Commission is working with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Premiership Rugby to encourage people from all backgrounds to participate in sports.

  • Equal pay

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Advice and guidance on equal pay - what it is, why it matters and what you can do to put equal pay in place in your organisation.

  • Power to the Bump

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Power to the Bump is a campaign that empowers young mothers in the workplace. Mothers can find out about their rights when pregnant, on maternity leave and return to work to ensure a healthy pregnancy.

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