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EHRC - Commission intervenes in Judicial Review of abolition of the Independent Living Fund

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[London] Women's Library set to close, evicted after overnight occupation - Home - OMN

[London] Women's Library set to close, evicted after overnight occupation - Home - OMN | equalities news | Scoop.it
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The Queen to publicly address anti-gay discrimination for the first time

The Queen to publicly address anti-gay discrimination for the first time | equalities news | Scoop.it
In the first time the Queen has voiced support for gay rights in her 61-year reign, she is set to sign a new charter which aims to tackle homophobic discrimination.
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Yvette Cooper’s speech – the implications for migrants’ rights in a nutshell | Migrants' Rights Network (MRN)

Yvette Cooper’s speech – the implications for migrants’ rights in a nutshell | Migrants' Rights Network (MRN) | equalities news | Scoop.it
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Glasgow University Feminist Society: Rally Against Misogyny on Campus | 8th March

Glasgow University Feminist Society: Rally Against Misogyny on Campus | 8th March | equalities news | Scoop.it
Facebook est un réseau social qui vous relie à des amis, des collègues de travail, des camarades de classe ou d’autres personnes qui ont quelque chose à partager avec vous.
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Bedroom Tax Demonstrations: 30th March Glasgow and Edinburgh

Bedroom Tax Demonstrations: 30th March Glasgow and Edinburgh | equalities news | Scoop.it
Learning Disability Alliance Scotland - bring together Scotland's voluntary organistion to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities
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[Glasgow] Saturday 30th March 11am - George's Square to Glasgow Green.
[Edinburgh] Saturday 30th March 12 noon - St Andrew's Square

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Scot Govt: Bedroom tax should be scrapped (27/02/13)

Scot Govt: Bedroom tax should be scrapped (27/02/13) | equalities news | Scoop.it
UK Government must protect those with disability
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The bedroom tax ignores the link between home and health | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The bedroom tax ignores the link between home and health | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | equalities news | Scoop.it
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Update to Government review of the Public Sector Equality Duty | Equality and Diversity Forum

On 15 May 2012, the Home Secretary announced a review of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED), as part of the outcome of the Red Tape Challenge spotlight...

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"The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) does not know if any VCS organisations have been asked to submit evidence to the review, nor if any deadlines for the receipt of evidence have been set.  However, EDF would encourage anyone with views about the equality duty to submit evidence of their views to the Equality Duty Review Steering Group and to the Government Equality Office by early April 2013."

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What are your views on the collection, use and sharing of equalities information? | NB new date: 7th March 10 - 1pm

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‘Section 28’ fears for teaching of gay marriage law - News - Scotsman.com

‘Section 28’ fears for teaching of gay marriage law - News - Scotsman.com | equalities news | Scoop.it
GAY rights activists have warned of the re-introduction of Section 28-style legislation in Scotland amid fears over how a controversial new law on same-sex marriage will be taught in schools.
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petition against imprisonment of trans people for non-disclosure of gender history to sexual partners

petition against imprisonment of trans people for non-disclosure of gender history to sexual partners | equalities news | Scoop.it
Please sign and share this petition against imprisonment of trans people for non-disclosure of gender history to sexual partners: http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/trans-privacy-not-jail

 

 

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The true extent of violence against women remains hidden | European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

The true extent of violence against women remains hidden | European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights | equalities news | Scoop.it
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International Women's Day: in praise of Lily Parr - Blog - The F-Word

International Women's Day: in praise of Lily Parr - Blog - The F-Word | equalities news | Scoop.it
As it's International Women's Day, salute Lily Parr - the woman with a kick like a mule, a chain-smoking habit, and as many career goals as Pele... It's not unusual to talk to a woman who's had an experience...
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Discover the Third Sector: Improving health and wellbeing in Scotland: Supporting better partnership across the third and statutory sectors

Discover the Third Sector: Improving health and wellbeing in Scotland: Supporting better partnership across the third and statutory sectors | equalities news | Scoop.it
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Review of the Disability Committee within the Equality and Human Rights Commission : Inclusion London

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Myths of man-hating feminists make feminism unpopular | ESRC |

Myths of man-hating feminists make feminism unpopular | ESRC | | equalities news | Scoop.it
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funds research and training in social and economic issues, focusing on six research areas: economic affairs, education and human development, environment and planning, government and law, industry and...
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Dignity in Pregnancy campaign | Refugee Council | Supporting Refugees & Asylum Seekers in the UK

Dignity in Pregnancy campaign | Refugee Council | Supporting Refugees & Asylum Seekers in the UK | equalities news | Scoop.it
All pregnant women need good maternity care and the support of friends and family. Ask your MP to write to the Home Secretary to ask her to protect pregnant women seeking asylum and their babies.
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Race Equality in Scotland – The Next 10 Years | CRER event 21st March

Race Equality in Scotland – The Next 10 Years | CRER event 21st March | equalities news | Scoop.it
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