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The Human Rights Tour 2014: Come and Join the Conversation

Check here to see where we will be travelling this year, and book your place at one of our pop up community events.

TRAINING: A practical introduction to human rights

BIHR's training courses aimed at those working in the public/voluntary sectors, providing a practical introduction to human rights law and its potential to help drive change.

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The Difference it Makes: Putting Human Rights at the Heart of Health and Care, real life examples from BIHR's collaborative work
We're collecting human rights from people across the country on our bunting, join in!
BIHR are about to embark on our national tour, holding free to attend pop-up events in local communities, raising awareness about human rights. Check here to see where we will be travelling this year!
The new Human Rights Charter has been launched to join people and groups speaking up for human rights here at home

Latest News

BIHR is recruiting: could you be our new Human Rights Officer?

12 September 2014

BIHR is looking for a dynamic and passionate person to join our highly respected team as a Human Rights Officer.

Do you work in mental health? FREE regional events this Autumn!

2 September 2014

Do you work in mental health? Are you a practitioner, manager, commissioner of services interested in delivering compassionate care? Then BIHR’s FREE regional events across England are for you!

"Delivering Compassionate Care: Connecting Human Rights to the Front Line" is an exciting new project that aims to take human rights into the heart of mental health services, helping to ensure frontline staff understand the vital role they can play in respecting and protecting the dignity and human rights of patients.

Volunteer opportunities at BIHR

28 August 2014

Interested in human rights? Looking to gain experience of organising events and working in a busy office environment? We are looking for four hard working volunteers to join the BIHR Human Rights Tour team!

Human Rights Here and Now: Thank you London and Manchester!! Next stop Swansea......

15 August 2014

We had such a great time at our Human Rights Here Now events in Manchester and London. Loads of young people joined us for the day and learnt all about children and young people's rights.

One of the highlights was our 'CRC Mock Committee' exercise where young people gave some fantastic presentations to our mock committee about issues affecting young people in the UK today. We heard about racism, budget cuts, education, stop and search, tuition fees, and the voting age to name a few!


BIHR leads partnership project to receive share of £4 million to support proposals in the health and care field

23 July 2014

Read our Press Release about our exciting new partnership project in health and social care advocacy, made possible through a Department of Health grant.

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