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Declaration of Principles on Equality




Do you want to learn more about equality and non-discrimination?


Check out the "Declaration of Principles on Equality" and a commentary by Dimitrina Petrova, Executive Director of The Equal Rights Trust, to learn more!


The Declaration on Principles on Equality reflects a moral and professional consensus among human rights and equality experts. This publication seeks to broaden the consensus, generate interest and debate and thus contribute to reaffirming and developing the right to equality. The principles formulated and agreed by the experts are based on concepts and jurisprudence developed in international, regional and national legal contexts. They are intended to assist efforts of legislators, the judiciary, civil society organisations and anyone else involved in combating discrimination and promoting equality. They might serve as a compass to orient legislative, judicial and policy efforts towards a more progressive set of equality norms and policies in the 21st century. Ultimately, it is hoped that the formulation of universally applicable principles on equality will encourage further efforts to fulfil equality as a fundamental human right enjoyed by everyone.


Link to Declaration: https://www.equalrightstrust.org/ertdocumentbank/Pages%20from%20Declaration%20perfect%20principle.pdf


Link to Commentary by Dimitrina Petrova, Executive Director of The Equal Rights Trust: https://www.equalrightstrust.org/ertdocumentbank/Pages%20from%20Declaration%20perfect%20croped%2016%20Oct%20dimitrina%20comment.pdf

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