Gender Equality

Created on: 16 Aug 2016 | Last modified: 04 Apr 2023

Under the Equality Act 2010 it  is unlawful to discriminate on the basis of sex, whether indirectly or directly.

This includes protections for trans people and people who are pregnant. In all aspects of society, women as a group are significantly affected by discrimination and inequality on the basis of their gender, and the EIS are involved in a range of efforts to address this.

This section includes updates on our latest projects and policies to promote gender equality and challenge sexism and misogyny.

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