Posts Tagged ‘ Human rights ’

Iyiola Solanke: ‘Discrimination as Stigma’

February 1, 2017

Iyiola Solanke, Research Network member and Professor of European Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds has just launched a new book on anti-discrimination law, published by Hart in January 2016. “Discrimination as Stigma” reconceptualises discrimination law as fundamentally concerned with stigma. Using sociological and socio-psychological theories of stigma, the author presents an ‘anti-stigma principle’, promoting it as a
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Posted in: Publications, Research and reports

EHRC Research Update December 2016

February 1, 2017

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Research Database Newsletter for December 2016 includes details of new research on pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace. The EHRC research team provides a quarterly research database newsletter. Each newsletter has a specific theme as well as containing summaries of new research reports and a reading list of key literature on a
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Posted in: Equality general, Gender, Home, Human rights, Info for researchers, Research and reports

EHRC Invitation to Tender – social security systems based on dignity and respect

January 17, 2017

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is seeking to commission research on the design of social security systems based on the concepts of dignity and respect. The deadline for tenders is 1pm on 2 February 2017. The aims of this project are: To provide EHRC Scotland with evidence of aspects of social security systems elsewhere that
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EDF and Research Network members give evidence on Equalities legislation after Brexit

December 15, 2016

Ali Harris, EDF Chief Executive, and Research Network members Professor Anna Lawson from Leeds University, and Professor Sylvia Walby from the University of Lancaster gave evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee on 31 November 2016.
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Posted in: Equality general, Home, Human rights, Influencing

Mapping the Great Repeal Bill – EU Law & Protection of Human Rights

December 15, 2016

Angela Patrick, from Doughty Street Chambers, produced a background paper for the Thomas Paine Initiative, entitled ‘Mapping The Great Repeal: European Union Law And The Protection Of Human Rights‘, published in December 2016.
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Posted in: Home, Human rights, Research and reports

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice – special issue on Equality and Human Rights

April 27, 2016

The February 2016 issue of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice is a special issue on Equality and Human Rights guest-edited by Dr Tania Burchardt and Dr Moira Dustin.
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Posted in: Hard Times for Equality, Home, Publications

Explainer on human rights and the EU

April 27, 2016

This explainer sets out Europe's legal systems in relation to human rights and 'helps to disentangle some of the issues relating to a complex and fragmented UK human rights framework that draws on two separate European legal systems'.
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UK Human Rights Blog: Massacre families urge UK not to leave ECHR

October 30, 2014

This blog post outlines the international implications of the Conservative Party’s proposals to introduce a British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.
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Scoping study: ‘Identifying Human Rights Stories’

September 10, 2014

Identifying Human Rights Stories: A scoping study by Dr Alice Donald and Elizabeth Mottershaw was published in July 2014.
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LSE Investment & Human Rights Project

May 9, 2014

In April 2014, the LSE’s Centre for the Study of Human Rights launched a new website to examine connections between investment and human rights.
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Posted in: Info for researchers