This factsheet highlights the detrimental effect stigma and discrimination have on public health. It argues that responding to HIV with blame or abuse towards people living with HIV (PLWHA), simply forces the epidemic underground, creating the ideal conditions for HIV to spread.
This resource looks at the stigma and discrimination which affects people living with HIV and AIDS and the people who are perceived to be HIV positive because they are members of the communities most affected by the virus, such as gay men or Africans.
The Recovery Bill of Rights is a statement of the principle that all Americans have a right to recover from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
The official United Nations home page for Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It includes over 300 different language versions, available in HTML, PDF and graphical formats.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child has been signed by 197 countries including the UK.Most parents make sure that their children grow up with care and support. Most schools do everything they can to make school a good experience. Some children, especially those phoning ChildLine, say that they feel they have no control at home and in school.
Website that showcases what young people have been doing to tackle human trafficking. It focuses on the Start Freedom campaign.
YouTube channel of the EHRC on which can be found numerous videos on a range of topics connected to the themes of equality, fairness and human rights.
This guide has been developed as a companion resource to the position statement and web guidance produced jointly by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Disability Rights Commission.
In an extract from the book Contemporary Social Evils, Matthew Taylor examines how cultural theory can help us to understand the slide into social pessimism and the credit crunch.
Rights of Women is a women’s voluntary organisation committed to informing, educating and empowering women concerning their legal rights.