Koldo Casla

Dr Koldo Casla is a Research Associate at the Institute of Health & Society of Newcastle University. He holds a PhD in European and International Studies from King's College London (2017), a Fulbright MA in International Studies from the University of Denver (2011), a MA in Theory and Practice of Human Rights from the University of Essex (2009), and a Law Degree from the University of the Basque Country (2008). Between 2011 and 2013, Koldo was the Chief of Staff of the Human Rights Commissioner of the Basque Country ("Ararteko"). He has worked as a researcher for Amnesty International on the rights to health, education and housing in Spain. Koldo is also the Policy Director of Just Fair, an organisation that monitors and campaigns for economic and social rights in the UK. He tweets here.

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The socio-economic duty: A powerful idea hidden in plain sight in the Equality Act

The socio-economic duty: A powerful idea hidden in plain sight in the Equality Act

Section 1 of the Equality Act 2010 asks public authorities to actively consider the way in which their policies and their most strategic decisions can increase or decrease inequalities. I am talking about the socio-economic duty. ...