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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.


NRPF and the right to social security

The UK Government’s ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ policy* (NRPF) is a serious breach of a number of economic, social, and cultural rights, notably the right to social security and…

Protecting London’s public transport

Access to good quality, affordable public transport is key to realising many socio-economic rights including work, education, healthcare and leisure.  That’s why we’ve been working with our partner London TravelWatch to…