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  • What are human rights?

    Last updated: 24 May 2018

    Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms that belong to all of us, from birth until death. We explore where they come from and how they can help you.

  • 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.

  • Working Forward

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Join the Working Forward campaign to make workplaces the best they can be for pregnant women and new mothers.

  • 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.

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