London, 26 June 2014
On 11 June 2014, at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, the International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict was launched. The Protocol is the product of a global consultation and aims to provide important guidance to “human rights and justice actors”. Although not binding, it is hoped that the Protocol will help to tackle this invidious and discriminatory crime of war.
London, 24 April 2014
The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) and University College London Human Rights Institute (UCL HRI) cordially invite you to a panel discussion entitled “Does Affirmative Action Create Unfair Advantage?” on Thursday 19 June 2014.
Time: 18.00 to 19.30 followed by a reception.
Place: Faculty of Laws, UCL, Endsleigh Gardens, London.
London, 31 March 2014
London, 6 February 2014
Today, at a launch event in Bangkok, Thailand, The Equal Rights Trust, in partnership with the Institute for Human Rights and Peace Studies at Mahidol University (IHRP), published its new report The Human Rights of Stateless Rohingya in Thailand. The report is part of a series developed by ERT which aims to document the situation of the Rohingya – one of the world’s most persecuted minority groups – both in their homeland, Myanmar, and in a number of other countries where they have fled seeking refuge: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand.
London, Thursday 28 November
Today, at an event held alongside the European Union Eastern Partnership Summit taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania, The Equal Rights Trust (ERT), in partnership with the Belarusian Helsinki Committee (BHC), launched Half an Hour to Spring: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Belarus.
London, 30 September 2013
Today, The Equal Rights Trust published Volume Eleven of The Equal Rights Review (ERR), an interdisciplinary biannual journal intended as a forum for the exchange of legal, philosophical, sociological and other ideas and practical insights for those who are promoting equality.
London, 17 September 2013
The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) today launches Equal Rights at the Heart of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a position paper calling for the adoption of comprehensive equality legislation to be included as a specific development goal in the framework established to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Today, The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) published its latest annual report which provides impact highlights, as well as an overview of work in the period June 2012 – May 2013. ERT’s special place in the international human rights movement is defined by its strategy of promoting equality in a unified human rights framework expressed in the Declaration of Principles on Equality.