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EHRC @EHRC Great Britain

We’re here to stand up for freedom, compassion and justice in our changing times.

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Interested in monitoring human rights? Take a look at the UK’s first human rights tracker ➡️… https://t.co/XCmRGoDedqIt’s our job to uphold and promote the important principles of equality and human rights. Our work is driven by a s… https://t.co/T5VutGAnek
9/20
2020
Our roadmap to race equality sets out recommendations for government on tackling race inequality in Britain. It inc… https://t.co/Bf6kgpGJn8
9/19
2020
We supported @RNIB to protect the rights of a blind child and help ensure that all disabled children get the reaso… https://t.co/jbcGNjUO7B
9/18
2020
An end 'No DSS' policies? Solicitor @David_Fides from our @EHRCScotland team has blogged for @Shelter about the im… https://t.co/BiQXYUuFV4
9/17
2020
Great to see @angharadmprice featured by @thebarcouncil in their social mobility campaign. Our @EHRCwales team is s… https://t.co/LzYXR5V4mS
9/14
2020
We are currently recruiting for an ICT Infrastructure Engineer. Applications close: 11.55pm, 23 September 2020 F… https://t.co/4qbIUaNtYVOur work is driven by a simple belief; if everyone gets a fair chance in life, we all thrive. Take a look at this… https://t.co/dqOxqLyAZW
9/13
2020
Bethany is autistic and has spent time as a patient in a psychiatric hospital. We funded Bethany’s case to make s… https://t.co/Hd56drzc6GThe gender pay gap and equal pay are not the same thing. Take a look at our video 🎞️ ⬇️ or visit our website to… https://t.co/69PjJfePYx
9/12
2020
We’re hiring! We are currently recruiting for an ICT Infrastructure Engineer. Find our more and apply ➡️… https://t.co/hfZpDsTobFWant to know how well the UK is putting its human rights duties into practice? Take a look at our human rights tr… https://t.co/TbzoEwMQoa
9/11
2020
Our @EHRCScotland Commissioner @ProfLesleyS has written about the Hate Crime Bill proposals for @heraldscotland.… https://t.co/Ib3lJVKgJoGrammar schools must ensure their entrance exams are accessible for children with vision impairment. A ruling fou… https://t.co/Oy3t79jq4b
Retweeted by EHRCThe success of a recent legal challenge we funded means grammar schools and consortiums must improve accessibility… https://t.co/vxA8YgqUF3
9/10
2020
We're excited to be joining @DI_Leaders for this free webinar on 14 October - sign up now ➡️https://t.co/1r5cAVSb6Ohttps://t.co/jChtnSidBZ“As someone who grew up with a severe vision impairment myself, I benefited from a supportive learning environment.… https://t.co/xn9CJ2Cl1F“Every child has the right to achieve their full potential." EHRC CEO Rebecca Hilsenrath comments on a successful l… https://t.co/7m0SA4VIoTFollowing a successful legal challenge by a disabled child, we have warned all grammar schools not to discriminate… https://t.co/8x9dGVvXjM
9/9
2020
Research from @HumanRightsCtte found that over 75% of black people in the UK don't believe their human rights are e… https://t.co/GbuISWsTw9
9/7
2020
Last week we published guidance for retailers to help them better support disabled customers. Find out more ➡️… https://t.co/vM4j0xTVbr
9/6
2020
We know that employers are currently facing unprecedented circumstances. Our guide offers quick reminders to help… https://t.co/ubVEFmSrlbWhen Sandeep and Reena Mander applied to adopt a baby, they were told white couples would be given preference. W… https://t.co/QDREGGIHAM
9/5
2020
Here's just a few of the things that retailers could do to help disabled customers: 1️⃣ Turn down background musi… https://t.co/mFnIvy43TuDisable people have raised concerns about shopping during the pandemic, including: ❌ Long queues with no rest plac… https://t.co/cxcomdZeAA
9/4
2020
Our CEO @RJHilsenrath has reminded retailers of their responsibilities to help disabled customers during the… https://t.co/PhcuR5vDoR @Access_Rhodes @EASShelpline Hi George, thank you for your feedback. We will add a page to our website explaining t… https://t.co/oQeVtHaXFPWe have published new guidance and written to CEO’s of supermarkets and retail consortiums, to remind them of their… https://t.co/KfCSf6x600If you are a retailer, you have a legal responsibility to meet the needs of disabled customers. Here are our 4 st… https://t.co/f7PlRlI7y0
9/3
2020
Don't stand for hate, report it. Our website provides advice on what a hate crime is and how to report it. Find o… https://t.co/OoYGPAzIEWIt’s our job to uphold and promote the important principles of equality and human rights. Our work is driven by a s… https://t.co/F6FBYyizzz
8/31
2020
Our work is driven by a simple belief; if everyone gets a fair chance in life, we all thrive. Take a look at this… https://t.co/uE0PRCyNs5
8/30
2020
Our follow-up report to the Committee against Torture calls on Government to withdraw plans that could make it more… https://t.co/77iFdhGUlfFive dads share their flexible working and shared parental leave stories 🎞️ ⬇️ Find out more about flexible worki… https://t.co/hwHCMTlnV6
8/29
2020
“This is an opportunity for the Government to show global leadership on human rights, especially as it re-applies t… https://t.co/JTVuKd6bPP"The lessons of 2020 show that different forms of flexible working can be combined to create effective working cond… https://t.co/GHKee6WGHr
8/28
2020
Do you work in the public sector, or in another organisation which implements the Public Sector Equality Duty in En… https://t.co/bBdWVlGQmI
8/26
2020
In the news today: @rightsofwomen finds that nearly half of workplace harassment victims have been sexually assault… https://t.co/4qOOXiRvdN
8/25
2020
Do you work for a public sector organisation in England? We'd love your input as we review the guidance and resourc… https://t.co/mjT1yjqBci
8/24
2020
What do human rights mean to children? We asked. They answered. Here's what they had to say: 🎞️ ⬇️ Find out more… https://t.co/frL7Xbkb8ROur roadmap to race equality sets out recommendations for government on tackling race inequality in Britain. It inc… https://t.co/fmGg6qrPug
8/23
2020
Our work is driven by a simple belief; if everyone gets a fair chance in life, we all thrive. This short film ex… https://t.co/de76P41ir3Interested in monitoring human rights? Take a look at the UK’s first human rights tracker ➡️… https://t.co/r0z8Vtkihd
8/22
2020
Do you work in the public sector, or in another organisation which implements the Public Sector Equality Duty in En… https://t.co/YGbxYdBp2Y
8/21
2020
In the news today: Increasing gender diversity in boardrooms has a “positive and significant” effect on financial p… https://t.co/yiggeISurY
8/20
2020
"Interpreters and other reasonable adjustments are essential for deaf people when trying to access phone services a… https://t.co/umE9DSqyAd
8/19
2020
In the news today: a group of 80 leading City fund managers has committed to hiring at least 100 black interns per… https://t.co/lklOUzUx3x
8/18
2020
"We are pleased that the grades predicted by teachers for A-Level and GCSE students in England and Wales will now b… https://t.co/2tOAa2NDbmCoronavirus disproportionately affects disabled people. It significantly impacts on social care provision, health… https://t.co/TG3eM7LS0h
8/17
2020
Stacey requested to make some home adaptions to allow her to live safely and securely, but her requests were refuse… https://t.co/EyIe7Zjv8v
8/16
2020
The gender pay gap and equal pay are not the same thing. Take a look at our video 🎞️ ⬇️ or visit our website to… https://t.co/3hxzh15WON
8/15
2020
The health impacts of COVID-19 on ethnic minorities are linked to long-standing, interlocking racial inequalities;… https://t.co/EJT16qUOkd
8/14
2020
Human rights protect us in many areas of life, including: 🎓 your right to an education ⚖️ your right to a fair t… https://t.co/R6qhd7ayStThe pandemic has hit the younger generation hard. Education has been particularly disrupted, with potentially lif… https://t.co/FoYHpqnCTv
8/13
2020
It’s our job to uphold and promote the important principles of equality and human rights. Our work is driven by a s… https://t.co/pXThWxzJQUThe economic impact of COVID-19 affects men and women differently. We are calling for: 1️⃣ Affordable, accessible,… https://t.co/5uFABMTwz6
8/12
2020
A significant judgment from the Court of Appeal today on the use of facial recognition technology by police. Read… https://t.co/8CzsA6Ha4AOur work is driven by a simple belief; if everyone gets a fair chance in life, we all thrive. Take a look at this… https://t.co/g1SD9wpKkfOur CEO @RHilsenrath calls for a need to understand why there has been a slight decline in support of transgender p… https://t.co/I14TPlJHVO
8/11
2020
Data from @NatCen's British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey suggests the majority of the public is likely to have pos… https://t.co/BH166lTY5IDon't stand for hate, report it. Our website provides advice on what a hate crime is and how to report it. Find o… https://t.co/e0a1KUs5j0For advice on any equality and human rights issues, contact the @EASSHelpline. 📧 ☎️ ➡️ https://t.co/dKWCjF43u2 https://t.co/b9m2CTlPEV
8/10
2020
In his latest blog, @EHRCChair discusses leading the EHRC during time of monumental change, including three prime m… https://t.co/1yQamtA3lz
8/9
2020
Communication is vital to tackle LGBT prejudice. For anyone dealing with trans issues, our website lists a number… https://t.co/HfSinyc5IFWe know that employers are currently facing unprecedented circumstances. Our guide offers quick reminders to help… https://t.co/0uoUX3sEq4
8/8
2020
Five dads share their flexible working and shared parental leave stories 🎞️ ⬇️ Find out more about flexible worki… https://t.co/RJ6JvN7dyr
8/7
2020
“Employers are facing an unprecedented situation and may have to make profoundly difficult and unenviable decisions… https://t.co/8D3qstJ2zG"I am proud to have led the EHRC during this often turbulent time, and am pleased that we have used our voice and p… https://t.co/OA4unkVCA6
8/6
2020
"We need to learn the lessons from both #MeToo and lockdown and ensure that we are valuing essential workers."… https://t.co/Uq7SmBk9WH
8/5
2020
The coronavirus pandemic has profoundly affected the lives of many older people including those in residential soci… https://t.co/svFOcNYhQI
8/4
2020
"The moment is right to plan longer term for true inclusion." Reflecting on lessons from this year's… https://t.co/KO3tl1n4v8
8/3
2020
Our annual report lists some of our achievements over the last year, including: ➡️ Launching our Human Rights Tra… https://t.co/Q1ZcfqwvZvHuman rights tracker❗ Last year we developed the first ever UK human rights tracker to help you understand the UK… https://t.co/fuKP2eO37a
8/2
2020
What do human rights mean to children? We asked. They answered. Here's what they had to say: 🎞️ ⬇️ Find out more… https://t.co/ZeMVfJHXY6Employers are facing unprecedented circumstances in responding to coronavirus. Our guidance can help employers en… https://t.co/gUUcNXrKkv
8/1
2020
The gender pay gap and equal pay are not the same thing. Take a look at our video or visit our website to find ou… https://t.co/aFYYivzZzwHow could coronavirus could change the world of work for the better? Our Deputy Chair, Caroline Waters, shares her… https://t.co/Xn074EG1si
7/31
2020
Thanks to @CommonsJustice for listening to our concerns about the impact of video links and remote hearings on disa… https://t.co/GJXSI65cvORecruitment has opened for the role of EHRC Chair and several board members, including a new Wales Commissioner. F… https://t.co/uJ6PWvWn9u
7/30
2020
We @EHRC are looking for bidders to conduct primary research on the socio-economic duty in Scotland and Wales. All… https://t.co/Vx1yWVHjT8
Retweeted by EHRCThe next examination of the UK under the #CRC has started! Now is your chance to feed into @CRAE_official's submiss… https://t.co/SfTmJxbX6w
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7/29
2020
.@EHRCChair has told @BBCNews that the government needs to come up with a coherent race strategy to tackle racism,… https://t.co/CAmHoWk6Cd
7/28
2020
Our Deputy Chair Caroline Waters gives her view of how coronavirus could change the world of work for the better.… https://t.co/GfoESpz1c8
7/27
2020
📢 Sign up! If you're interested in equality and human rights, sign up to our e-newsletter to get all the latest n… https://t.co/BRBdzXxqlOOur work is driven by a simple belief; if everyone gets a fair chance in life, we all thrive. This short film ex… https://t.co/M1hBzc8qr7
7/26
2020
When Sandeep and Reena Mander applied to adopt a baby, they were told white couples would be given preference. W… https://t.co/LEpZAaTim0Interested in monitoring human rights? Take a look at the UK’s first human rights tracker ➡️… https://t.co/gZ8hrCxRmX
7/25
2020
Our unique legal powers allow us to change people’s lives, and we are using them more robustly and intelligently th… https://t.co/qtQtocZmKP
7/24
2020
"We’re pleased to see LNER are taking proactive steps and working with us to improve access to its services and fac… https://t.co/OvdEAUQkFQFollowing a legal challenge from a visually impaired customer through @dpg_law, railway company @LNER has signed a… https://t.co/GshOkchMCU
7/22
2020
In the news today: a self-employed hairdresser has gained the right to claim for notice, holiday and redundancy pay… https://t.co/gZakcLPhboEarlier today @EHRCChair and @RJHilsenrath provided evidence to @HumanRightsCtte for its inquiry on Black people, r… https://t.co/bWNKBbIQr7Some of our achievements over the last year: ➡️ Launched our Human Rights Tracker ➡️ Published our workplace har… https://t.co/g8hu157OTh
7/20
2020
Don't stand for hate, report it. Our website provides advice on what a hate crime is and how to report it. Find o… https://t.co/qhZ4rng6CDRecruitment has opened for the role of EHRC Chair and several board members, including a new Wales Commissioner. F… https://t.co/uuBbCP2KbX
7/19
2020
Over the past year we have: ➡️ Considered over 300 alleged breaches of equality and human rights law ➡️ Supported… https://t.co/gt9VhDIj8jFor advice on any equality and human rights issues, contact the @EASSHelpline. 📧 ☎️ ➡️ https://t.co/rmAmtHYyRh https://t.co/TwQRQtD9dgFive dads share their flexible working and shared parental leave stories 🎞️ ⬇️ Find out more about flexible worki… https://t.co/h7l5iXnJud
7/18
2020
Our annual report has been laid before @UKParliament and outlines many of the things that we’ve achieved over the… https://t.co/tsY8HaLdZSYesterday it was announced that the police and CPS will scrap controversial “digital strip searches” of rape compla… https://t.co/Gzh9jD6cj5
7/17
2020

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