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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.

  • 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.

  • How do we measure equality and human rights?

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Our measurement framework is the tool we use to monitor progress on equality and human rights across a range of areas of life in Great Britain.

  • 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.

  • Cleaners' rights

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Our work to highlight issues in the cleaning sector and raise the profile of cleaners in the workplace.

  • 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.

  • Religion or belief in the workplace

    Last updated: 02 Dec 2016

    An employer's guide to religion or belief in the workplace.

  • Pay gaps

    Last updated: 15 Aug 2017

    Our research and strategy for tackling disability, ethnicity and gender pay gaps.

  • 10 years of the Commission

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Celebrating 10 years since the Equality and Human Rights Commission was established by the Equality Act on 1 October 2007.

  • Prejudice and unlawful behaviour

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Our work to understand the links between prejudice, discrimination and unlawful behaviour in Britain. It brings together our research on prejudice and hate crime, anti-prejudice projects and trials looking at behaviours in the workplace.

  • Following Grenfell

    Last updated: 30 Apr 2019

    Our work to highlight the human rights and equality dimension of the Grenfell Tower fire.

  • The effect of tax and welfare reforms

    Last updated: 21 Mar 2019

    Our research looking at the effects of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.

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