Equality Cumbria News

Computer & Internet Training at Eden Rural Foyer

Grow IT! In Eden

 

This event has now been held

Wellbeing is an important factor to measure Equality

Wellbeing needs Equality:

The Equality Trust & One Society

Submission to the

Office for National Statistics

Govt “Red Tape” Opinion Request on Equality Act 2010 & Sign Co-op Equality Petition

Govt "Red Tape” Opinion Request

on Equality Act 2010

& Sign Co-op Equality Petition

 

Most Popular Languages on the Internet, Minority & Endangered Languages on Twitter

The Most Popular Languages on the Internet

 

The Internet has been adopted by millions of people all over the world but which is the most popular language on the Internet? At present it is the English language which is most commonly used on the world wide web, but this reign will end according to Discovery News.

Equality and Human Rights Commission: Cuts

Equality and Human Rights Commission: Cuts

 

When EHRC was formed in 2007 its budget was £70 million. This was later reduced to £60 million, then £53 million by the new government last year. The government now wants to cut funding down to £22.5 million by 2015.

Public Sector Equality Duty Commences On 5 April 2011

Public Sector Equality Duty

A new public sector equality duty has been introduced as part of the Equality Act 2010. This measure puts a legal duty on public bodies to actively promote equality.

Birmingham City Council - £1.4 million funding cuts for 13 VCS organisations transgressed equality legislation

Birmingham City Council

 Decision to axe £1.4 million funding

Equality and Human Rights News

EHRC Newsletter

Please find the March edition of the Equality and Human Rights Commission detailing: -

- Public Sector Equality Duties coming in to force a day early on 5 April 2011

- Homecare inquiry on Care Provision for Older People

- Impact of HM Treasury Spending Review on Public Sector Equality Duties

- Equality Act 2010 Codes of Practice on Equal Pay; Service and Public Functions;

  and Employment produced by Equality and Human Rights Commission

Identity and Prejudice Based Bullying - What next?

EHRC - Identity and Prejudice Based Bullying -

What next?

"EHRC Triennial Review, 'How fair is Britain?’” focused attention on the need to tackle the high incidence of identity-based bullying of young people, both within schools and the wider community.

Consultation Response Required: Civil Partnerships on Religious Premises

Civil Partnerships On Religious Premises:

A Government Consultation

Opening Date: 31 March 2011

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Equality Cumbria is an umbrella organisation that encompasses a number of different charities based in Cumbria. Together they tackle inequality in race, religion, sexuality and more.