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  • 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: 09 Oct 2018

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

  • 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.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

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

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    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. 

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