Tagged: human rights

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European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) is widely regarded as the most effective international instrument for the protection of individual rights1. It went a step further beyond...

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What is equality to Deaf people?

This is the fourth part of a series considering why equality law and Deaf people don’t get on. Having explored the various theoretical perspectives on equality law and their relevance to the Deaf-World, the...

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Why equality law and Deaf people don’t get on

This is Part 1 of a series of posts exploring why equality law and Deaf people don’t get on, which forms the basis of Chapter 2 of my PhD thesis. In an attempt to...

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Challenging Access to Work

What is Access to Work? The Department for Work and Pensions’ Access to Work scheme (“Access to Work”), which was introduced in 19941 has its origins in the Employment and Training Act 1973, and...