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On 20 and 21 December, the Equal Rights Trust launched three new comprehensive reports examining discrimination and inequality in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.

Tomorrow on Human Rights Day, we are called on to stand up for somebody else’s rights.

At the Equal Rights Trust, we have been standing up for the rights of others for almost a decade. Now we need you to stand up and support our #Campaign4Equality so we can keep up this work.

It’s #GivingTuesday, the antidote to Black Friday and we are asking you to help us seek justice for victims of discrimination by donating to our #Campaign4Equality

Ensuring people can access legal advice and the courts to challenge discrimination is just one of the ways the Equal Rights Trust works to advance equality worldwide.  

Could you donate £10 today to help us to fight discrimination?

On Wednesday 5 October 2016, the Equal Rights Trust launched Justice or Complicity? LGBT Rights and the Russian Courts, the first ever study of the practice of the courts in Russia in cases relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.

Join the Equal Rights Trust for a panel event to launch the Trust's latest report at Kings College London on Wednesday 5 October.

At the end of August 2016, following the end of its 90th session, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (the Committee) published its concluding observations on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

The Equal Rights Trust is seeking a Chinese speaking Legal Research Consultant with an interest in equality issues. The Consultant will be expected to research and draft a report on the legal framework for equality and the patterns of discrimination and inequality in China. This will require desk based research, legal analysis and fact-checking.

On Wednesday 7 September the Equal Rights Trust will take part in Advocates for International Development’s (A4ID) Rule of Law Knowledge Group to provide lawyers and others an introduction to statelessness as a conceptual tool and to highlight its connections with sustainable development and human rights.  

We are seeking an Arabic speaking Legal Fellow, with an interest in equality issues and knowledge of international human rights law, to gain experience of researchadvocacy and litigation in the area of equality and non-discrimination.

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