Remedies and Enforcement
A memorandum prepared by Dr Dimitrina Petrova, the founding Executive Director of the Equal Rights Trust, for the Global Citizenship Commission. It was used in the preparation of their report, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the 21st Century, the findings of which were presented to Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, on 18 April 2016.
A reported produced by the Global Citizenship Commission, chaired by former British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown. The report examines how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) can be updated and implemented in the 21st Century. The report findings were presented to Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, on 18 April 2016.
This infographic showcases the work of the Equal Rights Trust with its partner, the Federation of Women Lawyers - Kenya, and 33 Community Based Organisation to provide legal and financial support to women and girls experiencing gender-based violence, limited access to education, and problems inheriting land and property.
In this letter, The Equal Rights Trust calls on UK Prime Minister David Cameron not to repeal or emasculate the Equality Act 2010, stating that such a move would both damage the UK?s international reputation and limit the UK?s ability to meet its international law obligations to respect, protect and fulfil the rights to equality and non-discrimination. The letter comes in response to the inclusion of the Equality Act in the Red Tape Challenge ? a consultation on the impact of regulations which are perceived to affect business performance ?
Stateless persons are those who have no nationality, or whose nationality is ineffective. This report approaches the subject through the prism of detention - a crucial issue which offers unique insight into the broader challenge of statelessness. The stateless person who cannot legally travel, reside in a country, work, study or receive health care, and whose life is a tightrope walk along the dividing line between legality and illegality is very vulnerable to detention.
This is an ERT case summary of the High Court of Rotorua, New Zealand's decision in the case of New Zealand Van Lines Ltd v. Proceedings Commissioner.