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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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Azerbaijan is one of the first states to give voting rights to women not only in the east, but also in Europe and the world, Hernyes said, adding that today, Azerbaijan demonstrates its commitment to gender equality, supporting the efforts of various structures and organizations in this direction, as well as projects like those we are discussing today, on gender equality in the media.
Its purpose is to support grassroots organizations and support 150 women leaders across the country who will work together to support feminist action for gender equality at the national level as part of the Gender Equality Network Canada.
It is being organised by the Love Equality coalition, the campaign for same-sex marriage which is led by the Rainbow Project, Amnesty International, Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Cara-Friend, NUS-USI and HereNI.
The Eight Steps to Equality leaflet aims to provide simple guidance to support individuals and organisations to carry out successful equality impact assessments.
Because of the last Labour Government there is sex equality before the law.
They recognise and celebrate the good equality practice being carried out by employers and individuals in the region, so that good practice and the good business benefits it brings, can be celebrated and shared.
Equality is highly prized in liberal-democratic societies.
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service has been ranked as the joint top brigade in the country in the esteemed Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, and has achieved Gold status in the Investors in People accreditation, for which it is also a 'champion' organisation.
Guests heard a keynote address from Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central, and other speakers included Kevin Rowan, regional secretary of the TUC and Liz Reay, chief executive of Equality North East.
Members of the Gender Equality Committee of the Turkish Parliament met members of the Irish Gender Equality Division within the scope of their two-day working trip to the Irish capital of Dublin.
The papers are presented in sections on: scholars, scholarship, and inequality; reframing equality, diversity, and inclusion; sociology of equality, diversity, and inclusion; psychology of equality, diversity, and inclusion; labor politics, trade unions, equality, and diversity; equality and diversity interventions and change; and men, masculinities, equality, and change.
Former Unite/CPHVA Equalities Committee chair Mandy Amin stated: 'I am appalled that despite all legislation and equality impact assessments, that many trusts are still not being transparent in publishing workforce statistics on promoting race equality.