We value freedom of speech on our digital spaces very highly. However, we don’t want our websites becoming a place for trolls, spammers or bullies. We want to ensure we foster a safe, open, friendly space where everyone feels free to express their opinions on the issues that matter to them but always respecting other people in or around those conversations.
This is where we will be shining a light on a particular human rights issue. We will work to find common ground in these spaces, to burst bubbles and break down barriers by using the stories from people with lived experiences as a focus. Spotlights give us opportunity to grow more relationships and tell the human stories which exist beneath the mainstream media coverage on a particular issue.
The Gender Recognition Act (GRA) allowed trans people to legally change their name on their birth certificates. But, as trans rights have advanced globally, it has become clear that there are many problems with the legislation. Many say the process is overly invasive, humiliating and bureaucratic.
We heard from front line workers, charities working with campaigns to make change to these policies because of the human rights of the people in their care, we heard from migrants living in the UK whose lives have been affected by the 'hostile environment.
If you are taking part in the anti-racism protests in England, it's vital to know your human rights – and how these are affected by coronavirus legislation.
Children in England are being left hungry by the government’s “flawed” national voucher system and other “ad hoc initiatives," a report has found.
Fifty years on from the Equal Pay At, a new report reveals that there is still a “shocking level of complacency” among some of the world’s biggest companies over discrimination within their pay systems.
On Sunday morning (24 May), it was revealed that the government is set to abandon its promise to reunite lone child refugees in Europe with family members in the UK after Brexit. By the afternoon, Boris Johnson was defending his top aide Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trip to Durham.