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Document in PDF format The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents Document, in PDF format

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Presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint™ 2003 format The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents Presentation, in Microsoft PowerPoint™ 2003 format

Policies

Access Confidentiality Promise (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Confidentiality Promise {118.7Kb}

What you can expect from us

Access Code of Ethics (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Code of Ethics {770.9Kb}

This Code of Ethics applies to all Commissioners and staff

Access Child Protection Policy (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Child Protection Policy {634.5Kb}

Our policy on Protection and Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Access Information Protection (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Information Protection {293.1Kb}

This policy regulates our processing of information relating to individuals.

Access Current Register of Members’ Interests (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Current Register of Members’ Interests {2.4Mb}

To ensure there are no conflicts of interestPublished as part of our commitment to openness and transparency

Conventions

Access Universal Declaration of Human Rights (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Universal Declaration of Human Rights {2.0Mb}

The base document on Human Rights, agreed in Paris by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948

Access UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment {121.0Kb}

The UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment has been extended to St. Helena

Access UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child {112.4Kb}

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has been extended to St. Helena

Access UN International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

UN International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination {90.9Kb}

The UN International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination has been extended to St. Helena

Access UN International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights {79.7Kb}

The UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has been extended to St. Helena

Access Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women {72.9Kb}

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is in the process of being extended to St. Helena

Access European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms {1.2Mb}

The European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms has been extended to St. Helena

Access ILO Forced Labour Convention 1930 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

ILO Forced Labour Convention 1930 {161.5Kb}

Convention on the suppression of the use of forced or compulsory labour in all its forms

Access International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights {248.0Kb}

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights has been extended to St. Helena

Plans & Reports

Access Half Yearly Report 2018-19 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Half Yearly Report 2018-19 {326.6Kb}

Report for the half-year 1st April 2018 to 30th September 2018

Access St. Helena Human Rights Action Plan 2012-2015 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

St. Helena Human Rights Action Plan 2012-2015 {635.0Kb}

The plan under which the work reported on this website rests

Access The St. Helena Human Rights Commission (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

The St. Helena Human Rights Commission {251.0Kb}

A descriptive summary, 2013

Access The St. Helena Human Rights Commission (AG) (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

The St. Helena Human Rights Commission (AG) {723.0Kb}

A descriptive summary for the Attorney General, May 2013

Access Human Rights Workplan 2014-15 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Human Rights Workplan 2014-15 {566.7Kb}

Work to bridge the gap between the current Human Rights Office and the inception of the Human Rights Commission for St. Helena due to be launched in 2015

Access Quarterly Report Q1 2016 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Quarterly Report, Q1, 2016 {799.9Kb}

Report for the first period since the creation of the E&HRC

Access Annual Report 2016-17 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Annual Report 2016-17 {780.1Kb}

Report for the first full year since the creation of the E&HRC

Access Half Yearly Report 2017-18 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Half Yearly Report 2017-18 {344.8Kb}

Report for the half-year 1st April 2017 to 30th September 2017

Access Strategic Plan Updated Actions December 2017 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Strategic Plan Updated Actions December 2017 {478.8Kb}

Update on Actions in the E&HRC Strategic Plan, 31st December 2017

Access Annual Report 2017-18 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Annual Report 2017-18 {690.7Kb}

Report for the second full year since the creation of the E&HRC

Publications

Access Putting Food on the table (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Putting Food on the table {479.0Kb}

Report, September 2017How much does it cost to subsist on St Helena?

Access A Guide to CEDAW (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

A Guide to CEDAW {1.3Mb}

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is in the process of being extended to St. Helena

Access CEDAW Leaflet 2017 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

CEDAW Leaflet, 2017 {1.6Mb}

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women explained

Access Easy-Read Guide to Human Rights (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Easy-Read Guide to Human Rights {1.3Mb}

Human Rights explained in easy terms

Access Employers’ Guide to Grievance Procedures (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Employers’ Guide to Grievance Procedures {434.2Kb}

What every employer needs to know about Grievance Procedures(Grievance Procedures are now required for ALL employers by St. Helena legislation)

Access Freedom of Information a Human Right (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Freedom of Information - a Human Right {826.4Kb}

Describes how Freedom of Information legislation would benefit St. Helena, from a Human Rights perspective(See also the St. Helena Freedom of Information Campaign website)

Access Civil Partnership (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Civil Partnership {1.9Mb}

Civil Partnership is no substitution for Marriage

Access Marriage Equality (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Marriage Equality {394.7Kb}

Why Marriage should be equal

Presentations

Access A diagram of the hierarchy of our laws (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

A diagram of the hierarchy of our laws {54.6Kb}

Showing how our local laws are subordinate to others

Access A guide to Human Rights Instruments (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

A guide to Human Rights Instruments {2.4Mb}

What applies here, what doesn’t and what will

Access A presentation on CEDAW (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

A presentation on CEDAW {731.0Kb}

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is in the process of being extended to St. Helena

Access A presentation on slavery (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

A presentation on slavery {3.8Mb}

Slavery is entwined with the history of St. Helena(Read more about the history of St. Helena)

Access Are you being abused? (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Are you being abused? {2.5Mb}

How to tell if your Human Rights are not being respected(Useful also if you think you may be suffering Domestic Violence)

Access Human Rights 2013-2015 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Human Rights 2013-2015 {1.5Mb}

Presentation to the Social & Community development committee14th May 2014

Access St. Helena National Human Rights Action Plan (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

St. Helena National Human Rights Action Plan {774.5Kb}

Update for Info LegCo{1}10th August 2012

Discussion Documents

Access A Human Rights and Equality Commission (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

A Human Rights and Equality Commission {50.6Kb}

Discusses the merits of combining the two bodies(Recommendation accepted June 2014)

Access Bill for an Ordinance establishing the Equality & Human Rights Commission (opens in a new window or tab) Documents

Bill for an Ordinance establishing the Equality & Human Rights Commission {105.3Kb}

Published for consultation in February 2015See our The Equality & Human Rights Commission News page for more information

Access Who’s Right? The Citizenship Commission’s proposal for a National Human Rights Body for St. Helena (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Who’s Right? - The Citizenship Commission’s proposal for a National Human Rights Body for St. Helena {147.3Kb}

The Citizenship Commission is asking SHG to support the establishment of the Saint Helena Human Rights Commission to promote and protect our human rights.

Access Building Regulations 2018 Review (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Building Regulations, 2018 - Review {154.4Kb}

Comments on the draft Building Regulations, 2018The Draft Regulations are in plainer English, but do not meet the requirements for Universal Access for All.

Inquiries

Access Terms of Reference for Prison Inquiry 2018 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Terms of Reference for Prison Inquiry, 2018 {615.5Kb}

Details for respondents, media, etc.

Other Documents

Access Amnesty International’s “Slavery Today” (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Amnesty International’s “Slavery Today” {431.6Kb}

A human rights resource for teachers

Access Conference 2016 post-attendance pack (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Conference 2016 post-attendance pack {1.2Mb}

Post conference materials and directoryContaining many useful contacts

Access The Constitution of St. Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

The Constitution of St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha {913.9Kb}

Useful document for verifying your citizen’s rights

Ordinance

Access Commission For Equality And Human Rights Ordinance 2015 (opens in a new window or tab) The Equality & Human Rights Commission Documents

Commission For Equality And Human Rights Ordinance, 2015 {309.3Kb}

AN ORDINANCE to make provision for the establishment of a Commission for Equality and Human Rights; and for connected or incidental purposes.By which the E&HRC is empowered


Footnotes:

{1}Legislative Council’, effectively the island’s parliament.



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