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    First Published: 09 Jun 2014

    This briefing uses British Crime Survey (BCS) data to understand the different equality groups expectations about being insulted and their experience of intimidation, threats, violence and crime.

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    First Published: 25 Apr 2016

    Is England Fairer? The state of equality and human rights 2016 is the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s report on equality and human rights progress in England based on evidence from Is Britain Fairer?, published in October 2015, and updated evidence where possible. In 2010, the Commission produced its first progress report on equality, entitled How Fair is Britain? A separate human rights progress report, the Human Rights Review, was published in 2012. Is Britain Fairer? was the Commission’s follow-up report on both equality and human rights.

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    First Published: 30 May 2014

    This briefing paper provides information for the Equality and Human Rights Commission's Measurement Framework and other areas of work, relating in particular to people in potentially vulnerable situations. 

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    First Published: 03 Oct 2013

    This report presents the Commission’s assessment of what local authorities, Government, the Care Quality Commission and the Local Government Ombudsman have done in response to recommendations directed at them in our Close to home inquiry report

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    First Published: 31 Oct 2011

    Summary report of our inquiry which found that although many older people receive care at home which respects and enhances their human rights, this is by no means a universal experience.

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    First Published: 01 Feb 2015

    This report sets out the activities undertaken and the improvements made since the publication of the the Commission’s report of its Section 31 (S31) Assessment of HM Treasury’s (HMT) 2010 Spending Review (Making Fair Financial Decisions).

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    First Published: 18 Jul 2014

    This report aims to clarify the existing standards in business and human rights, and to give practical guidance to businesses, including SMEs, vis-à-vis the evolving regulatory framework.

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    First Published: 01 May 2013

    This guide aims to help local authority elected members and staff who are involved in the commissioning and procurement of home care better understand their obligations under the Human Rights Act 1998.

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    Last updated: 17 Aug 2017

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    Last updated: 17 Jan 2017

    The Commission has developed the materials to help those delivering public services make decisions which are fair to all.

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    Published: 10 May 2016

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today launched its Strategic Plan for 2016–19, setting out an ambitious programme to challenge discrimination, advance equality of opportunity, and protect and promote human rights in Britain.

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    First Published: 01 Oct 2010

    A report reviewing society’s progress in equality, human rights and good relations in Great Britain.

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    First Published: 01 Oct 2010

    Review looking at independent evidence to measure progress towards equality, good relations and human rights.

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    First Published: 01 Dec 2010

    This report is the result of a pilot project exploring how voluntary organisations that work in the equalities field are using human rights concepts, language and tools in their. work

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    First Published: 01 Mar 2010

    This publication addresses the reality of what human rights are and what they mean in people’s everyday lives.

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    First Published: 01 Mar 2011

    If you work in social housing, this guide is for you. It aims to build your understanding and confidence in your ability to spot and deal with human rights issues.

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    First Published: 11 Jun 2009

    This report draws on information that was submitted to the Commission during the Call for Evidence. During this timeframe we asked anyone with an interest in human rights to contact us with their views, experiences and recommendations for positive change.

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    First Published: 01 Jun 2009

    This report sets out the findings of a Human Rights Inquiry.

  • News

    Published: 20 May 2016

    The Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has welcomed the positive judgement released today on Hunter v Student Awards Agency for Scotland, The Scottish Ministers, and others which found that refusing a student loan to a person because of their age breached Human Rights and equality law.

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    First Published: 01 Jun 2009

    Report on our research into the Human Rights Act's first ten years which makes a number of recommendations to help embed human rights in the public sector.

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