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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In the new world order following the Second World War, equality was elevated to a fundamental human right by virtue of the United Nations (UN) Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)1 which recognises the...

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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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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...