Tag: Human rights

PhD proposal – The human rights in the middle east before and after Arab revolutions

Executive Summary The Arab Spring refers to a period of dramatic changes in the Middle East, where there were multiple different uprisings across the region, by individuals and groups of individuals believing that their own rights had been overlooked by the government. As part of this, issues of human rights have emerged, as a result …

A critical appraisal of the human rights and mental health legislation of children and young people, specifically those aged between 16 and 17 years, within the mental health system in the UK – compliance, breaches and remedy.

Research Question To what extent do human rights play a role in the application of the provisions of the Mental Health Care Act 1983 to children aged 16 – 17 years, should parental rights be afforded greater importance or are the provisions of legislation aligned with the objectives sought to be achieved by the import …

A critical appraisal of the human rights and mental health legislation ,of children and young people, specifically those aged between 16 and 17 years, within the mental health system in the UK – compliance, breaches and remedy.

Abstract This essay looks at whether people can be seen as a key source of sustained competitive advantage for organizations. Both positives and negatives about the idea that staff offer ongoing competitive advantage are discussed. The discussion is framed in terms of human resource management (HRM) and looks at both the immediate business context and …

To what extent has the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR’s) case law recognised and protected the right not to be discriminated against on the ground of sexual orientation, in relation to marriage.

Abstract There has been much discussion as to whether the ECHR’s attempts to recognise and protect the right not to be discriminated against on the ground of sexual orientation have been successful. This is because, although the UK has in recent years made positive changes towards the equality of same-sex couples, discrimination is still prevalent …

‘In the light of the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Gillan v United Kingdom on stop and search powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, the analogous powers of stop, question, search and detention in Sched. 7 of that Act are arguably also in breach of several Convention Rights.’

Introduction The police powers of stop and search are considered to be one of the most controversial police powers. They have been criticised in a variety of contexts and legislation, e.g. for their inefficiency to combat crime, and for their arbitrary application. The stop and search powers under s 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 …