Equality and Human Rights Commission Scotland

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Scotland is working to promote and monitor human rights and to protect, enforce and promote equality.

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Aims:

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) promotes and enforces the laws that protect our rights to fairness, dignity and respect.  They are the National Equality Body (NEB) for Scotland, England and Wales, working across the nine protected characteristics set out in the Equality Act 2010:  age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.  They are an “A-status” National Human Rights Institution (NHRI), and share their human rights mandate in Scotland with their colleagues in the Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC).

Additional information:

The Government has commissioned the Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS) to provide advice and assistance to individuals on equality and human rights matters.  The EASS can be contacted by telephone, letter or email.  The Equality and Human Rights Commission are not able to provide advice directly to individuals.

The contact number for the EASS are: Telephone 0808 800 0082
Textphone: 0808 800 0084.

Opening hours are from 9.00am – 8.00pm Monday to Friday
Saturday, 10.00am – 2.00pm.  Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Post: FREEPOST Equality Advisory Support Service FPN4431

PUBLICATIONS:

All current publications are available on the website.

Address

EHRC
2nd Floor
151 West George Street
Glasgow
G2 2JJ

Phone: 0141 228 5910 (non helpline calls only)
Website: http://www.equalityhumanrights.com
Email: scotland@equalityhumanrights.com
Minicom: 0203 117 0238 (textphone)

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