Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

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Trans women can take seats on public boards set aside for women, Scottish judge rules
Guidance that extends definition of ‘woman’ to transgender women with gender recognition certificate is lawful, court rules

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

13, Dec, 2022 @4:16 PM

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EHRC has not taken sides in debate on impact of transgender laws, Scottish court told
Equalities watchdog tells judicial review of law on gender balance it is ‘regrettable but probably inevitable’ it is seen as partisan

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

10, Nov, 2022 @7:36 PM

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Why should my daughter have had to fight for her education because of her afro hair? | Kate Williams
Guidance that schools should not discriminate against Black and mixed-race pupils for their hairstyles is long overdue, says educational researcher Kate Williams

Kate Williams

27, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Schools in Great Britain warned not to discriminate against minority pupils’ hair styles
Equality watchdog says appearance policies should include exceptions on racial and religious grounds

Sally Weale Education correspondent

26, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Pontins under investigation over treatment of Travellers
Equality watchdog accuses firm of failing to comply with deal to eradicate discrimination

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

26, May, 2022 @1:43 PM

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Alarm after EHRC says long Covid should not be treated as disability
Equalities watchdog statement provokes backlash from coronavirus support groups and unions

Linda Geddes

09, May, 2022 @7:25 PM

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Trans people can be excluded from single-sex services if ‘justifiable’, says EHRC
UK government’s equalities watchdog says justifications could include reasons of privacy or health and safety

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

04, Apr, 2022 @2:31 PM

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Stonewall’s targeting of EHRC is misguided | Letter
Letter: Elaine Willis, a former chair of Stonewall, says the equality watchdog’s crucial work in promoting human rights for all is being undermined

Letters

24, Feb, 2022 @4:56 PM

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The EHRC is here to support the rights of all – whatever anyone says to the contrary | Kishwer Falkner
My commission is accused of shifting its approach to equality but this is far from the truth

Kishwer Falkner

20, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Trans rights are at risk now, but the failures of Britain’s equality watchdog imperil us all | Nancy Kelley
The EHRC is no longer independent. That’s why we are seeking international intervention from the UN, says Nancy Kelley, the chief executive of Stonewall

Nancy Kelley

15, Feb, 2022 @3:01 PM

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LGBT+ groups call for EHRC to lose international status over trans stance
Equality watchdog accused of excessive government interference and ‘politically motivated’ appointments

Libby Brooks

11, Feb, 2022 @1:02 PM

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UK equalities watchdog urges Scotland to pause gender recognition reforms
Campaigners criticise letter from Equality and Human Rights Commission as ‘troubling’

Libby Brooks

26, Jan, 2022 @9:54 PM

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