equality

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equality

The state of being equal in terms of opportunities, rights and status, and access to health and social care services and employment opportunities in the UK. Equality is a fundamental responsibility of the Department of Health, which implements policy and legislation to improve relations and safeguard human rights across care sectors.
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Tania Shillam Press Officer, Government Equalities Office
uk, or sent to the Corporate Equalities and Diversity Team, Warwickshire County Council, Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RR.
Equalities Minister Jane Hutt says warm words are not enough to win change
For such rights and equalities to exist in the midst of a world of diverse peoples and things, we must possess the cautious virtue of political tolerance, but we must also go beyond it to cultivate the virtuosity of cultural poesis that allows us to speak of the world as we make it in tongues that are not our own.