Making human rights popular
17 February 2009
Professor Van Bueren of the School of Law argues the fight for human rights has been forgotten in recent times and we should work to restore its popularity. This can be done by talking about the British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities through local and national conversations.
She also argues we need to install a group of human rights that are not included in British law. “The right to the highest attainable standard of healthcare, of access to housing and the right to work are all rights recognised by the British government in international treaty law but not yet brought home,” she argued.
Read the Guardian article on human rights