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Human rights

Age discrimination

Addresses the attitudes and stereotypes that can lead to age discrimination, particularly barriers to equality and participation faced by mature workers, older Australians and young people.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission, previously known as the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC), website provides information on a wide variety of Human Rights issues; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice; Disability Rights; Human Rights; Racial Discrimination and Sex Discrimination. You can also get information about making a complaint; the United Nations; Information for Employers and Information for Students.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Disability rights

Provides a range of resources and links on disability discrimination and other human rights and disability issues.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Effectively preventing and responding to sexual harassment: a code of practice for employers

A publication providing employers with practical guidance on the sexual harassment provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act and assistance with development and implementation of policies & procedures to eliminate and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Harmony Day

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android - Access information about Harmony Day that is celebrated on 21 March each year.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Human rights in the school classroom

Provides a range of rightsEd resources mapped to the national curriculum and including interactive activities for teachers and their students.They are mainly designed for Year 9 and up (14 years and up). Some activities will be suitable for Year 5 and up (10 years and up). Learning outcomes linked to curriculum are included in each resource.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Information for employers - Australian Human Rights Commission

Provides information to help employers deal effectively with discrimination and harassment in the workplace so that everyone involved with your business is treated fairly and with respect.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Information for students

Information provided by Australian Human Rights Commission on how young people can get involved in human rights.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Know your rights at work

The Commission can investigate and resolve complaints about discrimination at work. You can make a complaint no matter where you live in Australia and at no cost.

Australian Human Rights Commission

National Anti-Discrimination Information Gateway

The Gateway assists individuals and businesses to navigate discrimination laws at both the Commonwealth and the State and Territory level. It provides a snapshot of each anti-discrimination system including information about the grounds and areas of public life on which a complaint can be made in each jurisdiction.

Attorney-General's Department

Women's human rights: United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

The Women's Human Rights education kit provides people with a clear and basic understanding of international human rights, particularly as they relate to women. This package focuses on women's rights as human rights in the context of CEDAW. It focuses on the reality of women's lives and the experiences they have specifically because of their gender. The kit also includes new information about the Optional Protocol to CEDAW, which comes into force in Australia in March 2009.

Australian Human Rights Commission

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