The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Abolition of the death penalty

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to free elections

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to education

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to peaceful enjoyment of possessions

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right not to be discriminated against

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to marry and found a family

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to freedom of assembly and association

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to freedom of expression

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to respect for private and family life, home and correspondence

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: No punishment without law

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to a fair trial

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to liberty

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to be free from slavery & forced labour

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to be free from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: Right to life

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

The Human Rights Act unwrapped: how the Act works

To mark 17 years of the Human Rights Act, we're 'unwrapping' the Human Rights Act. With information & stories, we'll be sharing how the Act works and how it makes a difference.Read more

Celebrating 17 years of the Human Rights Act

17 years ago, the Human Rights Act became UK lawRead more

Cuts to care packages: a human rights issue

Cutting care packages: a human rights issue?Read more

Grenfell Tower: An Avoidable Tragedy - The Right to Life and the Right to Housing

Professor Van Bueren on Grenfell and human rightsRead more

Care home failings: accountability & prevention

News of human rights failings in care homesRead more

Reflecting on the Project Learning Disability, Autism and Human Rights

A reflection from staff member Johnny who led on the recently completed project 'Learning Disability, Autism and Human Rights'Read more

Grenfell Tower Fire: The Avoidable Tragedy

BIHR intern, Jo, shares her thoughts on attending the event on 'Grenfell Tower Fire: The Avoidable Tragedy'Read more

Grenfell Tower: Accountability under the Human Rights Act

The Human Rights Act and accountability for GrenfellRead more

‘Mental health sector at a crossroads’: taking the right path

Our response to the CQC's report on the state of care in mental health servicesRead more

Use of pain-inducing restraint risks children’s rights

Article 39 guest blogs about challenging pain-inducing restraint on childrenRead more

Quality & accountability: human rights in nursing homes

In the news: human rights & nursing homesRead more

Human rights: empowering people with learning disabilities and/or autism

BLOG: Human rights: empowering people with learning disabilities and/or autismRead more

Carers Week: Promoting Carers Human Rights

Last week was Carers Week, find out why human rights are important for carersRead more

Disability rights, human rights

As part of March for Human Rights, Liz Sayce, Chief Executive of Disability Rights UK, marks the UK government’s signing of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which took place ten years ago.Read more

Vikings, chocolate - and human rights?

As part of March for Human Rights, Heidi Chan from the York Human Rights City Network blogs about how York will soon become the UK's first human rights city.Read more

March for Rights - from the inside

Natasha writes about a Tour day in March for Rights 2017Read more

The Human Rights Act: it’s got me in the title!

Shelly Turton, Development Advocate at Pembrokeshire People First, blogs about the importance – and usefulness – of the Human Rights Act to their work, as part of BIHR’s March for Human Rights campaign.Read more

Social work as human rights work

Today, on World Social Work Day, BIHR shares how our Human Rights Act is supporting social work practitioners to reflect, challenge and change their decisions and services, delivering the best for the people they work with:Read more

The Cheshire West case: Three years on and the right liberty

Three years since the Cheshire West judgement, BIHR looks at the importance of this case for protecting people's right to liberty in health and care settings.Read more