Tag Archives: Human Rights

#EqualAccess

In England, Asylum Seekers face the following when it comes to Higher Ed:
• Classified as ‘overseas’ students and have to pay international student tuition fees.
• Cannot access student finance to cover the cost of tuition fees or living costs.
• Cannot work and if they have no money, must live on government support of just 36.95 per week. – HOW can they afford this?
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Gender Pay Gap

Last night and this morning the news has been hitting the headlines of BBC editor Carrie Gracie quitting a the China editor as a result of what she described as a ‘secretive and illegal’ gender pay structure which has created … Continue reading

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FGM action in Northamptonshire – people leaving the table

Are we all playing our part to eliminate FGM or are some working on it harder than others. Continue reading

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TIME FOR ACTION – RACIAL PROFILING – STOP AND SEARCH

It appears as if there has been a number of issues that have arose in relation to the Northamptonshire Police’s ‘stop and search’ and it has been  argued that it gives the impression that they are abusing their powers. PACE (the … Continue reading

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An Evening with Peter Tatchell On Tuesday Peter Tatchell hosted a lecture for NREC members to mark Hate Crime Awareness Week. The lecture was held at The University of Northampton. Peter explored various issues surrounding hate crime, discrimination and inequality … Continue reading

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#ImAlrightWith HumanRights

Over the last week we’ve been supporting the British Institute of Human Rights #March4HumanRights campaign. You can read more about it here. It’s been really great to see how much support the campaign has been getting. To see more photos … Continue reading

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