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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.

  • 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: 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.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Employers have a responsibility to ensure that their employee is not victimised as a result of raising a complaint. We explain how to monitor the outcome of a complaint.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Before you can decide if you have a valid discrimination claim, you need to gather some information from your employer.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Key points are: where claims are brought, time limits for bringing a claim, the standard and burden of proof and what the Employment Tribunal can order your employer to do.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 15 Jul 2019

    You can find out more about how to bring an Employment Tribunal case against your employer from the Employment Tribunal itself.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Focusing on the equality law we provide good practice tips for avoiding and dealing with claims about discrimination at work and how to deal with a complaint from a worker.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    If a worker complains to you, you have two ways of dealing with the situation.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    As employers you have a responsibility to ensure that your employees are not victimised as a result of raising a complaint.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 19 Feb 2019

    Workers who think they that they may have experienced unlawful discrimination should seek relevant information from you before issuing a formal claim.

  • publication download

    First Published: 04 Apr 2016

    This collection of FAQs is for anyone involved in the creation, placement and publication of an advert.

  • Multipage Guide

    Last updated: 21 Feb 2019

    Key points are: where claims are brought, time limits for bringing a claim, the standard and burden of proof and what the Employment Tribunal can order your employer to do.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 22 Apr 2016

    Find out about managing pregnancy and maternity in the workplace and read our report.

  • Advice and Guidance

    Last updated: 11 Apr 2016

    In this section you can find out more about your rights under Equality Act 2010 and how it protects different characteristics.

  • publication download

    First Published: 01 Jul 2010

    In the UK, international human rights conventions, such as CEDAW and its supplementary treaty, the Optional Protocol, can seem far removed from the daily realities of women’s and girls’ lives, especially as we have a range of domestic measures in place to promote and enforce equality between women and men. However, as women’s rights advocates in other countries have already shown, international conventions like CEDAW can offer very useful and practical tools for challenging discrimination against women and gender inequality.

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