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Joint Initiative to Address Statelessness in Europe Launched

London, 11 June 2012 
 
The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) is a founding member of the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) - a network of non-governmental organisations, academic initiatives, and individual experts committed to address statelessness in Europe. The Network officially launched on Friday, 8 June 2012, and is open to non-governmental organisations, research centres, academics and other individuals. ERT’s Head of Statelessness and Nationality Projects, Amal de Chickera, is a steering committee member and focal point for law and policy activities of the ENS.

Advancing Sexual Rights in the "Developing World": The Politics of Human Rights Interventionism

London, 30 March 2012 

The Equal Rights Trust and the Human Rights Lawyers Association invite you to a panel discussion: Advancing Sexual Rights in the “Developing World”: The Politics of Human Rights Interventionism
 
10 May 2012, 18:30-20:00
The Bloomsbury Suite, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

ERT Publishes In the Spirit of Harambee: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Kenya

London, 27 February 2012 

Today, The Equal Rights Trust (ERT), in partnership with the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC), published In the Spirit of Harambee: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Kenya. The country report, which is the result of ERT’s three year long partnership with KHRC, is the first ever comprehensive account of discrimination and inequalities on all grounds and in all areas of life in Kenya. It is based on extensive field research and makes a set of recommendations.

New Issue of the Equal Rights Review Published by ERT

London, 23 August 2011

Today, The Equal Rights Trust published Volume Seven 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. This issue contains a special section on immigration detention and discrimination, as well as an interview on the same issue with Wilder Tayler, Secretary-General of the International Commission of Jurists and an expert on the UN Sub-Committee on the Prevention of Torture, and Professor Mads Andenas, Professor of Law at the University of Oslo and a member of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

New Issue of The Equal Rights Review Published by ERT

London, 10 March 2011

Today, The Equal Rights Trust published Volume Six 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. This issue contains a special section on the right to health equality, as well as an interview on the same issue with two of the most prominent experts in health policy (Norman Daniels) and health rights (Paul Hunt).  


The volume is available in print as well as online.


To read The Equal Rights Review, Volume Six please click here .

ERT Recognises Human Rights Defenders Who Combat Discrimination

London, Friday, 10 December 2010

Today is International Human Rights Day. The rights to equality and non-discrimination are central to the human rights system, and their protection has a positive impact on all other human rights. Consequently, today’s appeal by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to everyone to stand by human rights defenders who act to end discrimination is most welcome.

The work of human rights defenders most often goes unnoticed and unappreciated. These are individuals at the very forefront of human rights protection, who put their security and wellbeing at risk on a daily basis, in order to fight for the rights of vulnerable, excluded and discriminated against individuals and communities.

Leading Experts Discuss ERT's Report"Unravelling Anomaly"

Geneva, 29 September 2010
On Wednesday 29 September, The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) and the International Commission of Jurists co-hosted an expert panel discussion on the human rights of stateless persons, informed by the findings of ERT’s ground-breaking report Unravelling Anomaly: Detention, Discrimination and the Protection Needs of Stateless Persons, which takes an innovative approach to the problem of statelessness combining first-hand field research from across the globe with in-depth legal analysis.

New Issue of The Equal Rights Review Published by ERT

Today, The Equal Rights Trust published Volume Five 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. This volume also contains a special section on Kenya.

The volume is available in print as well as online.

To read The Equal Rights Review, Volume Five please click here.

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