Putting Wishes and Feelings at the Centre of Decision Making

Human rights: putting a woman’s wishes and feelings at the centre of decision making. Read more

The Author of Our Own Story

How human rights mean that we can maintain control of our lives, regardless of our age. Read more

Boris Johnson's Track Record on Human Rights Here at Home

A quick look at the new PM's track record on human rights issues here at home Read more

The #StrippedofHumanRights Protests

We give some background to the country-wide #Stripped of Human Rights protests Read more

Rescuing Human Rights: from international debate to domestic reality

We look at the idea of “rescuing human rights” and how this affects our work here in the UK. Read more

From vulnerable people to vulnerable situations that breach human rights

Our Director's Twitter thread responding to Panorama's Whorlton Hall expose Read more

Responding to calls on the government to ban pain-inducing restraint and solitary confinement of children

We respond to calls to ban to pain-inducing restraint & solitary confinement of children Read more

The Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) Bill and human rights

The Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) Bill is almost at the end of the parliamentary process. Read more

Let's talk about sex (and capacity and human rights)

We respond to media headlines about human rights, husbands and sexual relationships Read more

International Women's Day 2019

A day to reflect on how the Human Rights Act protects the rights of women here in the UK. Read more

"Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu" - I am because you are

Geraldine Van Bueren QC debunks myths that the UDHR was a Western document written by men. Read more

The Human Rights Act is Under Renewed Attack

The Human Rights Act is Under Renewed Attack Read more

Human rights in the UK: A glance back and a gaze forward

Human rights in the UK: A glance back and a gaze forward Read more

3 crucial human rights cases of 2018 and why

3 of 2018's most significant human rights cases in a nutshell Read more

The Human Rights Act at 20

BIHR Director Sanchita Hosali on 20 years of the Human Rights Act Read more

What is the human rights story behind the 2017-18 NHS DoLS stats?

What is the human rights story behind the 2017-18 NHS DoLS stats? Read more

Why We Cannot Ignore a Human Rights Approach to Housing After Grenfell

Following Grenfell there are calls for changes to our national approach to housing: Where do human rights fit in? Read more

The Human Rights Act – filling in the gaps for children with SEND

The Human Rights Act ensuring equal treatment for everyone, including children with SEND Read more

Serving justice through our commitment to human rights

The Isis 'Beatles': can we serve justice through human rights? Read more

Withdrawal of life-sustaining hydration and nutrition: when should the courts be involved?

Withdrawal of life-sustaining hydration and nutrition: when should the courts be involved? Read more

Meet our new QMUL Summer Interns

Meet our new QMUL Summer Interns; why did they choose BIHR? Read more

The Mental Capacity Amendment Bill: will it protect people’s human rights?

We look at whether the New Mental Capacity Amendment Bill protects human rights. Read more

The Learning Disabilities Mortality Review Annual Report

BIHR responds to the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Read more

Embedding human rights in advocacy

Reflections on using human rights in mental health advocacy Read more

n|compass marks 70 years of universal human rights

n|compass Advocacy Service celebrate 70 years of universal human rights Read more

Human Rights in Care: Improving Services, Changing Lives

We're at the National Care Forum annual conference talking about human rights in care Read more

33 train hours, 100s of miles: lots of appetite for human rights community education

Sophie Howes, the force behind this year's March for Human Rights, shares her reflections Read more

It is vital that the voices of those who believe in our shared humanity are heard and amplified

Sir Nicolas Bratza, BIHR Chair, reflects on universal human rights as March for Human Rights draws to a close, Read more

March for Human Rights: the Right to Liberty

70 years of human rights: the right to liberty Read more

Human rights education - what is it and why is it important?

Michael Olatokun and Sabina Garahan from the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law blog about the importance of human rights education, an important message that underpins BIHR’s March for Human Rights. Read more

No justice; no accountability without the Human Rights Act

Pragna Patel, Director of Southall Black Sisters, discusses the importance of human rights, and particularly our Human Rights Act, to ensure justice and accountability for women experiencing violence. Read more