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Join us to find out

why you need human rights and why human rights need you.

Why you need human rights: because they are your rights! Importantly, human rights can also support people in the voluntary and public sectors to do things better. Our Tour events are about raising awareness and learning more about applying human rights in everyday life.

Why human rights need you: human rights go to the heart of the kind of society we want to be. There is lots of talk about human rights at the moment, including getting rid of our human rights law.  You can find out more about what these plans really mean and what you can do.DATECITYVENUEPARTNER10 SeptBrightonBrighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD

  1. Age UK Brighton and Hove

  2. Mind in Brighton and Hove12 SeptSalisburyLevel 5 Education, Salisbury Hospital, Odstock Road, Salisbury, SP2 8BJ

  3. Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust14 SeptSwansea (Young People)Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP

  4. Wales Observatory on the Human Rights of Children and Young People17 SeptBlackpoolBlackpool Citadel (Salvation Army), Raikes Parade, Blackpool, FY1 4EL

  5. Blackpool, Fylde, and Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust

  6. Blackpool Healthwatch

  7. N:compass18 SeptWolverhamptonThe Workspace, All Saints Road, Wolverhampton, WV2 1EL

  8. Unison West Midlands19 SeptLiverpoolBlaire Bell Education Centre, Ground Floor, Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust, Crown St, Liverpool, L8 7SS

  9. Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust25 SeptTruroCornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, TR1 3AY

  10. Cornwall Council26 SeptBelfastVenue TBC

  11. Human Rights Consortium1 OctGlasgowGlasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA

  12. Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations

  13. Glasgow Caledonian University3 OctLerwickShetland Museum and Archives, Hay’s Dock, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0WP

  14. Highlands and Islands Equality Forum

  15. Highland LGBT Forum3 OctYorkDerwent College, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DDCentre for Applied Human Rights, University of York5 OctGlasgow (Young People)Venue TBC

  16. Article 129 OctHaverfordwestThe Picton Centre, Freemans Way, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1UG

  17. Pembrokeshire People First10 OctBristolThe Hall, 1st Floor, Broadmead Baptist Church, 1 Whippington Court, Bristol, BS1 3HY

  18. Bristol Disability Equality Forum15 OctCardiffCardiff County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, CF10 4UW

  19. Local partner TBC17 OctLondonHuman Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA

  20. London Voluntary Service Council18 OctLondon (Young People)Venue TBC

  21. Big Voice London

What the day looks like

We have a great team of local partners from across the voluntary and public sector who are co-hosting each event. This means each event will relate to your local area, and there will be some differences to what we cover on the day. The day runs from 10am-4pm and is a mix of presentations, discussions and interactive sessions. Broadly, the day covers:

Session 1: Introduction to human rights / human rights law

•    An introduction to the values and ideas behind human rights •    The history of human rights •    Introduction to human rights law

Session 2: Applying human rights

•    Human rights in practice: presentation from partner organisation •    Applying human rights to real life situations

Session 3: Human rights in the news: beneath the headlines

•    Fact checking human rights stories in the news

Session 4: Protecting human rights

•    The future of human rights: reflecting on the current political debates surrounding human rights •    Human rights in small places: our human rights promise

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