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Policies

Confidentiality Promise

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What you can expect from us {118.7Kb}

Code of Ethics

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This Code of Ethics applies to all Commissioners and staff {770.9Kb}

Child Protection Policy

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Our policy on Protection and Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults {634.5Kb}

Information Protection

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This policy regulates our processing of information relating to individuals. {293.1Kb}

Current Register of Members’ Interests

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To ensure there are no conflicts of interest Published as part of our commitment to openness and transparency {2.4Mb}

Conventions

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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The base document on Human Rights, agreed in Paris by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 {2.0Mb}

UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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The UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment has been extended to St. Helena {121.0Kb}

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

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The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has been extended to St. Helena {112.4Kb}

UN International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

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The UN International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination has been extended to St. Helena {90.9Kb}

UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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The UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has been extended to St. Helena {79.7Kb}

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is in the process of being extended to St. Helena {72.9Kb}

European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

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The European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms has been extended to St. Helena {1.2Mb}

ILO Forced Labour Convention 1930

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Convention on the suppression of the use of forced or compulsory labour in all its forms {161.5Kb}

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights has been extended to St. Helena {248.0Kb}

Plans & Reports

St. Helena Human Rights Action Plan 2012-2015

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The plan under which the work reported on this website rests {635.0Kb}

The St. Helena Human Rights Commission

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A descriptive summary, 2013 {251.0Kb}

The St. Helena Human Rights Commission (AG)

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A descriptive summary for the Attorney General, May 2013 {723.0Kb}

St. Helena Human Rights Action Plan Year End Report 2013

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The report from the first year of work under the The St. Helena Human Rights Action Plan 2012-2015 {456.6Kb}

Human Rights Workplan 2014-15

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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 {566.7Kb}

Quarterly Report, Q1, 2016

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Report for the first period since the creation of the E&HRC {799.9Kb}

Annual Report 2016-17

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Report for the first full year since the creation of the E&HRC {780.1Kb}

Half Yearly Report 2017-18

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Report for the half-year 1st April 2017 to 30th September 2017 {344.8Kb}

Strategic Plan Updated Actions December 2017

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Update on Actions in the E&HRC Strategic Plan, 31st December 2017 {478.8Kb}

Publications

A Guide to CEDAW

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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is in the process of being extended to St. Helena {1.3Mb}

CEDAW Leaflet, 2017

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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women explained {1.6Mb}

Easy-Read Guide to Human Rights

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Human Rights explained in easy terms {1.3Mb}

Employers’ Guide to Grievance Procedures

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What every employer needs to know about Grievance Procedures (Grievance Procedures are now required for ALL employers by St. Helena legislation) {434.2Kb}

Freedom of Information - a Human Right

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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) {826.4Kb}

Civil Partnership

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Civil Partnership is no substitution for Marriage {1.9Mb}

Marriage Equality

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Why Marriage should be equal {394.7Kb}

Presentations

A diagram of the hierarchy of our laws

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Showing how our local laws are subordinate to others {54.6Kb}

A guide to Human Rights Instruments

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What applies here, what doesn’t and what will {2.4Mb}

A guide to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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An easy guide to disabled rights {5.3Mb}

A presentation on CEDAW

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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is in the process of being extended to St. Helena {731.0Kb}

A presentation on slavery

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Slavery is entwined with the history of St. Helena (Read more about the history of St. Helena) {3.8Mb}

Are you being abused?

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How to tell if your Human Rights are not being respected (Useful also if you think you may be suffering Domestic Violence) {2.5Mb}

Human Rights 2013-2015

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Presentation to the Social & Community development committee 14th May 2014 {1.5Mb}

St. Helena National Human Rights Action Plan

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Update for Info LegCo{1} 10th August 2012 {774.5Kb}

Discussion Documents

A Human Rights and Equality Commission

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Discusses the merits of combining the two bodies (Recommendation accepted June 2014) {50.6Kb}

Bill for an Ordinance establishing the Equality & Human Rights Commission

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Published for consultation in February 2015 See our The Equality & Human Rights Commission News page for more information {105.3Kb}

Leaflet describing the consultation process

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See our The Equality & Human Rights Commission News page for more information {407.2Kb}

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

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The Citizenship Commission is asking SHG to support the establishment of the Saint Helena Human Rights Commission to promote and protect our human rights. {147.3Kb}

Inquiries

Terms of Reference for Prison Inquiry, 2018

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Details for respondents, media, etc. {615.5Kb}

Other Documents

Amnesty International’s “Slavery Today”

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A human rights resource for teachers {431.6Kb}

Conference 2016 post-attendance pack

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Post conference materials and directory Containing many useful contacts {1.2Mb}

The Constitution of St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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Useful document for verifying your citizen’s rights {913.9Kb}

Ordinance

Commission For Equality And Human Rights Ordinance, 2015

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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 {309.3Kb}


Footnotes:

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



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