The Equality and Human Rights Commission has joined forces launched Working Forward in September 2016, a new national initiative to support pregnant women and new mothers in the workplace.
Close the Gap is a partnership project working in Scotland on women’s participation in the labour market. The project works with employers, employees and policymakers to enable and encourage action to address the causes of women’s inequality at work.
Mind launched their campaign Life Support in 2016. The campaign aims to defend life support services which help many people with mental health problems live a full life and stay well.
The national Disability Confident campaign aims to encourage employers to become more confident about employing disabled people.
The Alliance of Antigypsyism launched in July 2016 and produced a reference paper. The Alliance is an occasional coalition of organisations that promote equality of rights for Roma, to advance a better understanding of antigypsyism.
In July 2016, Fawcett Society launched the #Faceherfuture campaign which focuses on several key areas of risk for women; such as women’s representation, women’s rights, the economy and women’s safety.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission launched their Power to the Bump campaign in May 2016. The campaign aims to highlight young mothers’ rights at work in an effort to tackle pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
The National LGB&T Partnership launched Out Loud: LGBT Voices in Health & Social Care, a narrative of LGBT needs in June 2016.
What Women Want launched a new campaign in May 2016 to encourage women to share their thoughts and opinions on what they want today and in the future. What Women Want 2.0 was launched on International Women’s Day and its aim is to collate more than one million responses.
Inclusion London and other groups produced a Disabled Londoners’ Manifesto which launched in April 2016. Alongside their partners Transport for All and Alliance for Inclusive Education, they call for equality and inclusion for Disabled Londoners in three key areas.