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  • Know your rights

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Find out more about your rights under the Equality Act 2010 and how it protects different characteristics.

  • Blog

    Published: 07 Feb 2019

    Our Chair David Isaac explores the lessons we can learn from LGBT history.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 13 Feb 2019

    Advice for advisers on discrimination at work.

  • Blog

    Published: 11 Feb 2019

    What are we doing to help people who have experienced discrimination get justice?

  • News

    Published: 01 Mar 2019

    A legal inquiry has been launched into whether people with disabilities are experiencing discrimination and being put at risk of miscarriages of justice in the criminal justice system.

  • News

    Published: 01 Mar 2019

    A legal inquiry into whether people with mental health conditions, cognitive impairments and conditions including autism are experiencing discrimination in the criminal justice system is launched today.

  • News

    Published: 07 Mar 2019

    Police Scotland have signed an agreement with us committing to take all reasonable steps to prevent sex discrimination against female officers who request flexible working.

  • publication download

    First Published: 09 Apr 2019

    The Commission in Scotland's annual report 2016 to 2017 provides an overview of the extensive programme of work we have delivered in Scotland in the sole objective of making Scotland a fairer place for all.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 27 Feb 2019

    What is Age discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 11 Apr 2019

    What is disability discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what counts as discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 27 Feb 2019

    What is Marriage and civil partnership discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 27 Feb 2019

    What is race discrimination ? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 06 Mar 2019

    What is religion or belief discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 21 Feb 2019

    What is sex discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 11 Oct 2016

    What is sexual orientation discrimination? We explain its definition, areas covered and what constitutes discrimination.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    The Equality Act became law in 2010. It covers everyone in Britain and protects people from discrimination, harassment and/or victimisation. The information on the Your Rights pages is here to help you understand if you have been treated unlawfully.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Guidance for services users on how a service provider can be held legally responsible for what other people do.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    We explain the choices and options you have available to you if you feel you are being discriminated against using examples and further sources of advice.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Details of other organisations who can help service users.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    We explain the choices and options you have available to you if you feel you are being discriminated against using examples and further sources of advice.

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