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As part of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s initiative to identify effective approaches to tackling prejudice and unlawful behaviour, ROTA has requested an independent evaluation of the Equality Law Project. This evaluation which is conducted in partnership by the Runnymede Trust and Greenwich University, will enable us to demonstrate and evidence the value of the training and support we provide in using the Equality Act 2010.
Training Day one: Complying with the Equality Act 2010
6th March, 2017, 9.30am – 4.30pm
Women in Prison (WIP) is a national charity dedicated to making a difference to the lives of women affected by the criminal justice system.
Preliminary findings from ROTA suggest that BAME people are among the least-represented group as Trustees of charities, in the UK. The Boards of many mainstream voluntary sector organisations have few or no BAME trustees. Although the charities in our survey were aware of the need to increase diversity amongst their trustees, there was little evidence that positive steps were being taken to address this issue.
Learn more about the reasons why this may be happening, and what ROTA hopes to do to improve the level of BAME representation in our report HERE.
Read our blog: Social integration report: more questions than answers by Kimberly McIntosh, ROTA Policy Officer.
"Last week, the APPG on Social Integration led by Chukka Umunna MP, released its interim report, centred on 6 principles. Some of the recommendations are welcome, but it left us with more....... continue >>>
This video has been realised within the frame of the project 'PRISM: Preventing, Redressing, and Inhibiting Hate Speach in New Media'