Tags: Equality & Human Rights

Law Society under growing pressure over sharia wills guidance

Law Society under growing pressure over sharia wills guidance

Posted: Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Secularists and human rights campaigners have stepped up their calls for the Law Society to withdraw its controversial practice note on sharia succession rules. Read More »

Secularists query decision to reinstate registrar who refused to conduct same-sex weddings

Secularists query decision to reinstate registrar who refused to conduct same-sex weddings

Posted: Tue, 09 Sep 2014

The National Secular Society has criticised a decision by Central Bedfordshire Council to reinstate a Christian registrar who was previously dismissed after refusing to conduct same-sex weddings. Read More »

Labour Party amends equality statement to include non-religious people

Labour Party amends equality statement to include non-religious people

Posted: Fri, 15 Aug 2014

The Labour Party has revised its recently-adopted equality statement to cover non-religious people, having previously only referred to 'religion'. Read More »

Equality and Human Rights Commission: gender segregation at campus events “unlawful”

Equality and Human Rights Commission: gender segregation at campus events “unlawful”

Posted: Mon, 21 Jul 2014

The National Secular Society has welcomed new legal guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission clarifying that gender segregation of university and campus events is unlawful. Read More »

Christian bakers in gay campaign cake row could face legal action

Christian bakers in gay campaign cake row could face legal action

Posted: Wed, 09 Jul 2014

A Northern Ireland bakery run by devout Christians could face legal action after it refused to make a cake with a slogan that supported gay marriage. Read More »

Secularist of the Year awarded to Turkish MP, Safak Pavey

Secularist of the Year awarded to Turkish MP, Safak Pavey

Posted: Sat, 29 Mar 2014

Turkish MP and human rights campaigner, Safak Pavey, has been named Secularist of the Year at an award ceremony hosted by the National Secular Society. Read More »