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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has called for the suspension of the use of automated facial recognition (AFR) and predictive algorithms in policing in England and Wales, until their impact has been independently scrutinised and laws are improved.
The UK signed the Istanbul Convention on 8 June 2012, yet four Parliaments and three Prime Ministers later, the Government continues to stall on ratification and therefore is not legally bound by its provisions, writes Angela Crawley MP.
Michael Cashman talks to Gary Connor about his new book, 'One of Them: From Albert Square to Parliament Square' and the long fight for LGBT equality
The Bar Council expresses its grave concern at the latest legislative measure by the Polish parliament, passed on 23 January 2020, which interferes, once more, with the independence of the judiciary, a principle which is internationally recognised.
The limited power of British National (Overseas) Passports, coupled with the recent situation in Hong Kong, has led to calls in the House and in Hong Kong for the rights of these Passport holders to be strengthened, writes Stephen Hammond MP.
Amid chaos over who will be the torchbearer for Corbynism, Sir Keir Starmer has quickly emerged as the clear favourite to be next Labour leader.
Ahead of the UN committee on the Rights of the Child inspection next year, we must improve child mental health services, services for children seeking asylum, child homelessness, and the treatment of children in trouble with the law, writes Baroness Massey.
The parties’ attention will be on the election end game as campaigning enters its final week, but 10 December also marks Human Rights Day as a chance to look back at a bitterly polarised Britain in 2019.
John McDonnell has admitted he is "worried" that his party's handling of anti-semitism could play a role in costing them the election.
Berkshire based adoption agency found to have discriminated against a British born couple of Sikh Indian heritage.
A Labour government would not bow to the SNP's demand for a second Scottish independence referendum until at least 2021, Jeremy Corbyn has said.
It is shocking that many basic rights for women and the LGBTQ+ community have not been available to people in Northern Ireland. We must keep campaigning to ensure these long-overdue changes are delivered, despite those who resist, writes Karin Smyth MP.
Turkey's invasion of north-east Syria is a disaster for global standards on human rights - the UK must move on from the years of inconsistent and indecisive foreign policy and take a stand, writes Lord McConnell.
Universities are “oblivious” to the extent of racial harassment on their campuses, Britain’s equality body has warned in a damning report on the sector.
Two years after the #MeToo campaign, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched new guidance for employers on the use of confidentiality agreements (often referred to as NDAs) in discrimination cases.
Chief Executive of the EHRC, Rebecca Hilsenrath, says changes to voting procedures need to be thought through carefully.
Fears Labour could be left bankrupt from the official investigation into anti-semitism have been voiced by members of the party’s top ruling body.
Everyone has a right to make independent decisions over their reproductive health without interference by the state, and that access to reproductive healthcare is a human right, say Layla Moran MP.
The UK Parliament must take into account a country's human rights record when seeking new trade deals after Brexit, ensuring the strong human rights considerations built into EU trade agreements are continued, writes Lord Harries.
A new report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights shows that children who experience a parent going to prison as a child are more likely than their peers to have future problems, writes Committee Chair Harriet Harman MP.
Gypsies and Travellers who have stopped travelling due to old age, ill-health, educational needs or being disabled are being forgotten in planning authorities’ site allocation processes following changes to policy definitions, the UK’s equality body has warned.