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  • Exercising your human rights

    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: 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.

  • Current human rights debates

    Last updated: 26 Apr 2017

    The government has announced that it intends to bring forward proposals for a British Bill of Rights to replace the Human Rights Act. This section updates you with information about the proposals, the parliamentary process and our response.

  • Public sector equality duty in Scotland

    Last updated: 21 Dec 2016

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

  • Our work in Scotland

    Last updated: 19 May 2017

    Here you will find details of the main programmes of work being undertaken by the Commission 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: 15 Jun 2017

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

  • Know your rights

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

  • 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.

  • Equal pay

    Last updated: 05 Jan 2017

    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: 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.

  • Last updated: 25 May 2016

    Read about the education findings from our How fair is Britain review.

  • 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.

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