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A series of blogs from BIHR's partners on how they have been using human rights in practice to improve health and care services. See how human rights are Changing Lives and Changing Organisations to see the outcome of this work. Access our toolkits to read about how you can put human rights into action in your work.
On 2 October 2000 our Human Rights Act became law, protecting universal human rights across the UK. Fifteen years on, this October BIHR has organised 15 days of action, including a tour with events across the UK to celebrate this important anniversary our Human Rights Act and the difference it has made to our democracy and people’s lives across the UK. This blog is place where BIHR (and some guest bloggers), will share often unheard stories that should be part of our debates about the value of the Human Rights Act and human rights in the UK.
Please note views expressed in this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of BIHR.
Where there are failings in protecting victims of domestic violence, accountability is crucial. Violence against women is a fundamental violation of women’s human rights and the Supreme Court’s judgment provides timely reaffirmation of the importance of human rights protections for victims of domestic violence. The Human Rights Act has a vital role to play in this. If it was not for the Human Rights Act, the family of Joanna Michael would have no prospect of obtaining accountability for Joanna’s death.
The place for news and views from BIHR (and some guest bloggers), amplifying often unheard stories that should be part of our debates about the value of the Human Rights Act and human rights in the UK.