Sex (being a man or a woman) is a protected characteristic in the Equality Act 2010. Sex discrimination, both direct and indirect, can affect both women and men, but women are affected more often than men.
The Equality Act 2010 also covers gender reassignment and pregnancy discrimination.
This section includes updates on our latest projects and policies to promote sex equality and challenge sexism and misogyny.
28 August 2018Good practice guidance on distributing period products in Schools and Colleges
06 March 2018School Resource to Combat Gender Stereotyping
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