On 21 September 2010, the European Commission adopted a five-year Strategy for promoting equality between women and men in Europe.
On 30 July 2010, the Fawcett Society filed papers with the High Court seeking a Judicial Review of the government’s recent emergency budget.
The Coalition Programme for Government was published in May 2010 and contains a section on equalities.
On 8 April 2010, the Equality Bill received royal assent.
On 31 March 2010, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a recommendation on measures to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity.
In November 2009, the UK was found by the European Commission to have incorrectly implemented two EU Equality Directives.
In December 2009, the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) published a strategic document that describes how government departments will work together to achieve disability equality by 2025.
On 2 April 2009, the European Parliament voted in favour of a new directive to prevent discrimination in the provision of goods and services.
On 5 March 2009, the European Court of Justice published its ruling on the challenge to the UK’s compulsory retirement age.
The judgement by Lord Justice Moses in the case of Southall Black Sisters and London Borough of Ealing was published on 29 July 2008.