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We believe in social justice through human rights. We promote economic, social and cultural rights in Britain.

What are economic, social and cultural rights?

Economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) are the rights of everyday life, for everyday people.

ESCR are recognised in international human rights law as the essential conditions needed to live a life of dignity and freedom. They include the right to work and workers’ rights, social security, health, education, food, water, clothing, housing, and the right to a healthy environment.


Introduction to economic, social, and cultural rights

Ever wanted to know what economic, social, and cultural rights are all about?   Check out these short video tutorials  and written materials developed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in collaboration with the University of…