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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence November 25th – December 10th

16 days of action

Events In Glasgow

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Report launch “Meeting the Needs of the LGBTI+ Community in Glasgow: A Review of Services Provided and Identified Needs”

1st December, 10am – 12.30pm

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Political Shadowing Scheme 2017-2018

CRER political shadowing scheme 2017

The Coalition For Racial Equality And Rights (CRER)  are now accepting applications for their BME Political Shadowing Scheme 2017-2018.

The deadline for applying is 27th November 2017.  More information: and from Rebecca Marek at

The EHRC publishes its new measurement framework

“a tool that we will use to monitor progress towards greater equality and fulfilment of human rights in Great Britain”, Our new measurement framework: a lever for change , EHRC 27th October 2017

  • education
  • work
  • living standards
  • health
  • justice and personal security
  • participation


Scotland’s Census 2021 – ‘Caribbean or Black’ Ethnicity Focus Group

26th October, 9.30am – 1.30pm, Glasgow

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Consultation: Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

Scottish Government Consultation Overview: “The consultation seeks views to inform the independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland, conducted by Lord Bracadale. The review is considering whether changes need to be made to the current laws; whether existing offences should be extended to cover other groups; and whether all hate crimes should be brought into one area of legislation. This consultation does not advocate a preferred Scottish Government approach.

Lord Bracadale letter on the Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation

Consultation opened on the 31st August and will close on 23rd November

Three versions of the Consultation are available:

Review of Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership Equalities Progress

Invitation from Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership:

We would like to invite you to the GHSCP session to review our equalities progress in the last year. The session is for social care and health staff across the HSCP, our community planning partners and members of the Glasgow Equality Forum.

Date : Thursday 15th June 2017. Read more…

Providing activities or services for LGBTI people in Glasgow?

Glasgow Equality Forum logo

Glasgow’s LGBT+ Network wants to hear from you.

Complete the survey now at

Glasgow’s newly established LGBT+ Network is looking for your input to help gather information about services and activities provided in Glasgow for LGBTI people. The research will bring together important information to help improve the lives of LGBTI people in Glasgow.

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Equality Updates news on the 11th May

Technical glitches mean no newsletters for Subscribers this week.
However, here’s some of the news you almost got:

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 logo Surviving or Thriving?Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Awareness Week: Surviving or Thriving? 8th – 14th May

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‘We Belong to Glasgow, too!’: 3500 disabled people demand action on poverty and exclusion they face

GDA Manifesto GroupGlasgow Disability Alliance launch their 2017 local election manifesto
Read the GDA Manifesto , or watch the  Manifesto Film

Read the GDA Manifesto launch press release: Read more…