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Protect the rights of the non-religious in education, says British Institute of Human Rights

Protect the rights of the non-religious in education, says British Institute of Human Rights

Sat, 24 Sep 2016

The British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) has endorsed several recommendations made by the National Secular Society, in a submission to the United Nations.

Former deputy chair of NI education committee says teaching evolution ‘corrupts children’

Former deputy chair of NI education committee says teaching evolution ‘corrupts children’

Fri, 23 Sep 2016

Thomas Buchanan, a DUP MLA, has endorsed an event which seeks to teach creationism to children and said creationism should be taught "in every school".

UK must honour equality and human rights obligations, NSS tells UN

UK must honour equality and human rights obligations, NSS tells UN

Thu, 22 Sep 2016

The National Secular Society has urged the UN Human Rights Council to recommend to the UK Government that it abolish religious discrimination in faith schools' admissions procedures.

Don’t wear red clothes or short skirts, ultra-orthodox rabbi tells Jewish women

Don’t wear red clothes or short skirts, ultra-orthodox rabbi tells Jewish women

Thu, 22 Sep 2016

In a letter sent to 5000 homes, an ultra-orthodox rabbi warned women in Stamford Hill not to wear "eye-catching" clothes, telling them to dress modestly, avoiding bright colours and short skirts.