We have a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights; and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine "protected" grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.

Aboutus video featureWhat we do

Find out about our work and how we are putting our vision into practice.

Meet the Commissioners

There have been some recent changes on the board, find out about our Commissioners.

Strategic plan 2012-2015

Contact the Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)

The Equality Advisory Support service is here to give free advice, information and guidance to individuals on equality, discrimination and human rights issues.


Strategic plan consultation

Read about how we consulted on our 2012-2015 strategic plan.

Board meetings

We publish minutes and papers from our Board meetings.


The Commission produces qualitative and quantitative research to support projects in our strategic priorities.


We have a number of Interchange opportunities available to current public sector workers

The Commission in Wales

Find out about the Wales Committee and the Commission's work in Wales.


Equality and diversity

Find out how we build equality into our own employment practices, services and ways of working by viewing our published equality information.

Information for suppliers

Find details of procurement being carried out by the Commission.


Find, download or order Commission publications on all aspects of our work.

The Commission in Scotland

Find out about the Scotland Committee and the Commission's work in Scotland.