Gender equality

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    Menopause at work: why support is crucial

    Put simply, the menopause is an issue which can no longer be ignored by any employer. We will unpick why that is the case as we examine not just the legal and human resources (HR) issues at play but also wider shifting societal attitudes to all matters menopause.

    By Anna Fletcher and Vivienne Reeve, Gowling WLG law firm on 25 November 2021

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    Why are Indian women being excluded from the workforce?

    Women in India face major disadvantages in getting and retaining decent quality jobs, but some of the country’s biggest companies are determined to change this.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 12 October 2021

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    Why employers should take action on race equality at work

    In any given workplace, there’s a moment where a person can feel afraid to speak up. That moment of indecision is heightened for an employee who is Black, Asian, Mixed Race or of another ethnically diverse background. This can be challenging for allies too.

    By Sandra Kerr CBE, Business in the Community (BITC) on 04 October 2021

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    Women made to feel ‘incapable of doing their job’ because of menopause

    An MP has called for workplace menopause policies to be made mandatory, to help women work through what can be the most difficult time of their lives.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 10 June 2021

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    'Reinstate Section 40 of Equality Act to stop workplace harassment': TUC

    The TUC is calling on the government to implement the Equality Act in full on its tenth anniversary.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 05 October 2020

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    Together we must tackle inequality

    Over the past month we have all had cause to reflect on how we can rebuild our society in the recovery that will follow the coronavirus outbreak, and how we must work together to tackle the underlying injustices in our society.

    By Mike Robinson, British Safety Council on 06 July 2020