Women in England and Wales can still go to prison for having an abortion – we must remove the criminal law from what is essentially a matter between a woman and her doctor, says Diana Johnson
The Equality and Human Rights Commission calls on the Government to end the ambiguity on teaching of LGBT rights, saying no child should be made to think that who they are is something to be ashamed of.
The shocking levels of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime in Britain, show that unless we keep our momentum on LGBT equality, there will be those who feel progress has already gone too far and want to push it back, says Justine Greening MP.
Chair of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission Fiona Bruce MP says the UK should call on the Hong Kong government to call off the crackdown against peaceful protestors and should also call for the urgent and meaningful reconsideration of the Extradition Law proposals.
Please find below details of a briefing EHRC have published in contribution to a Lords debate tomorrow on domestic abuse.
Labour is to face a formal investigation by the UK's equality watchdog over its handling of anti-semitism complaints.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is today launching a formal investigation to determine whether The Labour Party has unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish. The EHRC is pleased that The Labour Party has committed to co-operate fully with its investigation.
The construction trade association responds to a new Home Office report: “Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015: Final Report”
A damning UN report has compared the controversial Tory welfare regime to the infamous Victorian workhouses of the 19th Century.
Three organisations that have failed to report their gender pay gap information on time for the second year in a row have today been publicly named and shamed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
By ensuring that regional economic growth provides access to opportunity for all and doesn’t leave anyone behind, we’ll be one step closer to creating a truly fair England where opportunities are shared equally across the country, says Caroline Waters, Deputy Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
CEO Veterans Aid Dr Hugh Milroy responds to Paul Sweeney MP’s call for equal citizenship rights for ‘second-class Commonwealth soldiers’
We must bring true equality to those who serve in our armed forces by granting them and their families the right to full British citizenship, says Paul Sweeney MP.
The UK and Welsh governments must do more to improve their record on preventing inhuman and degrading treatment across several areas, including immigration detention, healthcare and youth custody, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned.
Former Liberal Democrat Cabinet minister Alistair Carmichael writes following his Urgent Question on the guilty verdict handed to pro- democracy activists in Hong Kong.
Labour's Thangam Debbonaire MP writes ahead of her Westminster Hall debate on LGBT rights in Brunei.
The Police Federation of England and Wales has announced it will no longer be holding its annual Police Bravery Awards at The Dorchester Hotel.
The Immigration Bill leaves EU citizens in limbo after Brexit. Promises of future action and soothing words from ministers is not enough - legislative protection must be guaranteed, writes Harriet Harman
EU citizens will be stripped of their human rights after Brexit under current immigration proposals put forward by the Home Office, MPs and peers have warned.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced a briefing ahead of the Third Reading of the Trade Bill in the House of Lords.
Female Genital Mutilation has been illegal in the UK for 34 years, so why has it taken until 2019 for the first conviction to take place, and what can the Government do to stop it? Dods Monitoring's Sophie-Rose Feary explains.
Jeremy Hunt has granted diplomatic protection to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in a bid to up the pressure on the Iranian government to release her.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has drafted a briefing ahead of the International Women’s Day debate.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has produced a briefing for Lords Report Stage of the Trade Bill.