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  • The Human Rights Act

    Last updated: 29 Jan 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.

  • Our human rights work

    Last updated: 31 Aug 2017

    The Commission carries out a range of work to promote awreness, understanding and protection of human rights. We also encourage public auhtorities to cmply with the Human Rights Act.

  • Freedom of expression

    Last updated: 10 Feb 2017

  • 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.

  • Power to the Bump

    Last updated: 27 Nov 2016

    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.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 14 Jul 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to centrally provided services.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to the physical environment.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to academic progression and transfer.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to assessments and examinations.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 24 Jul 2017

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to disabled students.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to field trips.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to graduation and certificate ceremonies.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to qualifications.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to residential accommodation and accommodation finding.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    Find out how to avoid discrimination in education with regard to types of education, benefits, facilities and services.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    Find out what the Equality Act say about your responsibilities within education.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 21 Apr 2016

    This section explains what happens if someone makes a complaint against you and what legal action they can take. It also explains what action may be taken to put right any discrimination, harassment or victimisation that is found to have taken place. 

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 15 Apr 2016

    This is where you can find out about conciliation and mediation in dealing with dispute resolution and enforcement.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    This explains the three types of harassment which are unlawful under the Equality Act.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 07 Apr 2016

    As an employer you are legally responsible for acts of discrimination, harassment and victimisation carried out by your employees in the course of employment or by people who take action for you (agents).

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