As human beings we all have the right dignity, protection from discrimination and equality before the law. We have the right to privacy, to freely access information, discuss ideas and practice our beliefs; to be tried fairly and treated with humanity if detained; and to participate in the formation of our government.

Cultural Rights & Cultural Heritage

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Cultural rights and cultural heritage is significant in the present, both as a message from the past and as a pathway to the future.

Democracy on St Helena

Democracy is one of the universal core values and principles of the United Nations; it is at the heart of the work of the EHRC.

What are YOUR Human Rights?

What are Human Rights? Human rights are rights that we all have, simply because we are human beings.

We need your help!

Have you ever felt you have been treated unfairly because you are a Saint or because you are not a Saint?

Do you think there is unfairness/racism or xenophobia on the island?

The EHRC would really like to hear your thoughts and experiences, whoever you are.

Contact us to arrange to talk to someone of your choice from the EHRC.

All information will be kept completely confidential and anonymous – no names will be published or shared.

For a copy of the full terms of reference click here or to make an appointment please contact via details found on our contact page or the below email : carol@humanrightssthelena.org

You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right


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Learn more about the Commissioners and Staff of The Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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