Religion or belief, equality and human rights in England and Wales

Donald, Alice ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8541-3530 (2012) Religion or belief, equality and human rights in England and Wales. Project Report. Equality and Human Rights Commission, Manchester, UK. . [Monograph]

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Abstract

This report examines the law in relation to equality, human
rights and religion or belief and how it is understood and applied in the workplace and in public services. Through interviews with religion or belief groups and other stakeholders, the research shows that the law is contested. Tensions exist between some 'religious' and 'secular' perspectives and between the religion and sexual orientation equality strands. Nevertheless, there is some consensus, for example concerning the need both to avoid unnecessary litigation and to develop principles to avoid disputes. Ground rules to ensure more temperate public debate are also required.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Additional Information: Equality and Human Rights Commission Research report 84
ISBN: 9781842064337
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 15331
Notes on copyright: Permission granted to include the attached report - Donald, Alice (2012) Religion or belief, equality and human rights in England and Wales. Equality and Human Rights Commission - in this repository with the terms such that: “The copyright and all other intellectual property rights in this material to be reproduced are owned by, or licensed to, the Commission for Equality and Human Rights.”
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Depositing User: Alice Donald
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2015 11:06
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2022 17:54
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/15331

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