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Jul 23 2014

Equality and Human Rights Commission rules that gender segregation is unlawful

Press Release 23 July 2014 One Law for All, Southall Black Sisters, the Centre for Secular Space, and the LSESU Atheist Secularist Society have welcomed the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (EHRC) ruling against gender segregation in universities and students’ unions. On 17 July, the EHRC published its guidance on gender segregation, stating that: “Gender …

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Jan 14 2014

To UN: UK Public institutions continue to fail to uphold an environment free of discrimination

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14 January 2014 Ms. Farida Shaheed Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights CH-1211 Geneva 10 Switzerland Dear Ms. Shaheed, We write to draw your attention to the increasing incidence of gender segregation on public university campuses in the United Kingdom, and to seek your intervention …

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Dec 29 2013

Campaign against gender segregation will persist

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Dear friend Thank you so much for all your support during 2013, particularly for our most recent campaign against gender segregation at universities in the UK, which we organised in conjunction with Fitnah – Movement for Women’s Liberation, Southall Black Sisters, Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and LSE Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society. Nearly 9,500 …

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