Creating a fairer Britain
Working together to strengthen equality and human rights in Wales
Last year we asked people to join with us in securing the strong and distinct equality and human rights agenda in Wales. This publication records our work with partners in 2012/13, and sets out our priorities for the next 12 months.
Take part in our research and highlight what progress your organisation has had in relation to the PSED.
Read the Commission’s guidance on the specific steps that Welsh listed bodies must take to help promote equality for anyone protected by the Equality Act 2010. The eight non-statutory guides are set out in the supporting documents below.
Annual human rights lecture
On Tuesday 10 December, the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales is holding its Annual Human Rights Lecture as part of the events taking place across the world to mark International Human Rights Day.
Hate Crime Awareness Week
An opportunity to increase understanding of what hate crime is, encourage reporting, and promote local support services. Our Hidden in Plain Sight report reveals the extent of disability-related harassment in Wales.
Guidance on building a fairer Wales
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has today published Technical Guidance to assist public authorities in using the Public Sector Equality Duty Wales as a tool to improve public services in Wales. The new guidance will also assist courts and tribunals in passing judgement on issues of equality law.
Useful links and important information from the Commission
The Commission has provided a formal response on the review of the powers of the National Assembly for Wales.
This Review brings together, for the first time, evidence to answer the question How fair is Wales?. It offers a new perspective on some persistent inequalities and it identifies some new challenges.
Our 'Who do you see? Living together in Wales' research found that prejudices persist towards people with mental health conditions and domestic abuse. These are two areas that employers in Wales should make their business in order to tackle sickness absence, retain skilled and experienced staff and ensure staff feel safe and supported in the workplace.