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The Department for Education (DfE) has been strongly criticised for failing to do more to help tackle the problem of violence against women and girls.
Over 80% of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people across the European Union (EU) have witnessed homophobic comments or bullying at school, a new survey has revealed.
Children and young people with disabilities are facing increasing social segregation and discrimination as a result of the Government’s austerity agenda and its reforms to education, the NASUWT has asserted.
Homophobia still bights the lives of far too many pupils and teachers across the globe, the NASUWT has stated, as it commemorates the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO).
Young people are far less likely to be in work today than before the recession.
The Anne Frank Trust has launched its 13 in 13 campaign which is encouraging young people who are 13 this year to write to David Cameron setting out their vision the kind of Britain they would like to live in.
Homophobic language is still going unchallenged in school sports, a new study has found.
Women’s unemployment has risen to a 26 year high and the Government’s plans for growth risk entrenching women in joblessness and diminishing rates of pay, a new report from the Fawcett Society has forecasted.
The Union moved a motion on black and minority ethnic youth unemployment at both the TUC Young Members and Black Workers Conferences.
MPs have voted to repeal the EHRC’s general equalities duty which enshrines the watchdog’s responsibility to eliminate discrimination and to promote equality and human rights.
The NASUWT has welcomed the planned introduction of shared parental leave but has called on the Government to increase eligibility and support if working parents are to genuinely benefit from the changes.
The Government is failing to take the problem of violence against girls and women seriously, the NASUWT has told this year’s TUC Women’s Conference.
The NASUWT has highlighted the regressive and detrimental impact of the Coalition Government’s education policies on female pupils and teachers.
The NASUWT has called on Government ministers to do more to tackle maternity related discrimination in the workplace.
The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has published guidance for workers living with HIV and their employers.
You can now read all about what happened at the NASUWT’s recent consultation conferences.
Progress made to tackle gender inequality is in danger of being reversed, the NASUWT has warned on International Women's Day.
The NASUWT is supporting a call for a new legal right for breastfeeding breaks for mothers.
The threat posed to important equalities laws which are designed to protect workers and the public is set out in a new TUC briefing.
The NASUWT has signed upb to a joint letter calling on the new board of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission to reinforce its role as a champion of equal rights.
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