Countries of the United Kingdom is a term used to describe England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Equality and Human Rights Commission
- The Equality and Human Rights Commission of Britain has a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights and to protect, enforce, and promote equality across seven protected grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, sexual orientation, and gender reassignment.
Making the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Feel Real
- This article gives suggestions to policy makers about how they can implement everyday changes to make persons with disabilities feel more at ease, written for Northern Ireland. PDF format.
Office for Disability Issues (ODI)
- ODI is a cross-government organisation in the United Kingdom that works with government departments, people with disabilities and a wide range of external groups. They supports government departments in including people with disabilities.
Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities: Access to Education and Employment in the UK
- The report presents an overview of the opportunities and challenges facing people with intellectual disabilities in accessing education and employment in the United Kingdom. PDF format.
The Independent Living Movement in the UK
- This article gives a history of the independent living movement in the United Kingdom (UK), how it developed, what legislation was put in place, and where it is now. PDF format.