Challenging Religious Privilege
Join our campaign for an inclusive and secular education system.
We campaign for the law and the administration of justice to be based on equality, respect for human rights, and on objective evidence.
Blasphemy to intimidation, we've always robustly challenged religious threats to free expression.
Public services that are intended for the whole community, especially those funded by public money, should be provided in a secular context.
We campaign on a wide range of topics where religious privilege impacts public life. Including:
For over 150 years we have campaigned for disestablishment, the separation of the C of E and state.
Sat, 28 Jul 2018
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has criticised the government's failure to legislate on caste discrimination.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018
The NSS has criticised the government's decision not to explicitly recognise caste-based discrimination under equality legislation.
Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Charity Commission is to investigate a Hindu organisation after it invited a controversial Hindu nationalist to a House of Commons event.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The NSS has promised to "actively support" efforts to outlaw caste discrimination after taking part in an official consultation on the issue.
Thu, 22 Jun 2017
The NSS has urged supporters to respond to a Government consultation on caste discrimination, as new website aids those who support specifically outlawing discrimination based on 'caste' to respond.
Violent threats look set to censor a film which was due for UK release today. It's the latest sign of rising Hindu fundamentalism. In response, Chris Sloggett says, we must make sure no religion gets special treatment.
Fri, 01 Dec 2017
Caste discrimination is the latest area where misplaced sensitivity could allow deference to religion to trump social justice, argues Stephen Evans.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017
Stephen Evans argues that it's time for the Government to stop dragging its heels and outlaw discrimination and harassment on the grounds of caste.
Wed, 28 Nov 2012