Human rights as a career option – more links

Take a look at these links if you’re considering human rights as a career option:

  • British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) Independent human rights charity committed to challenging inequality and social justice in everyday life in the UK.  Information/resource provider – develops and delivers training and consultancy for voluntary/community/public sector on human rights practice and policy; undertakes research and policy analysis; lobbies government and conducts media campaigns
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Independent statutory body established to help eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality and protect human rights
  • Human Rights Lawyers Association (HRLA) Forum for those involved in the law and legal professions to discuss human rights issues and to aid their effective implementation within the UK legal framework and system of government. HRLA members include solicitors, barristers, advocates, judges, government lawyers, legal academics, legal executives, in-house lawyers, pupils, trainees and law students
  • Interights International centre for the protection of human rights, working to ensure that human rights standards are protected and promoted effectively in domestic courts and before regional and international bodies

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