Equity4Women Toolkit


Gender discrimination often overlaps with other areas of discrimination. The Equality Act makes it illegal to discriminate against people on the basis of: age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity [hyperlinks]. These are considered ‘protected characteristics’ — though there are many ways we are discriminated against which are not in the Equality Act, and which still impact our ability to work.

Check out our resources below and find further information in this website's Your right to equal treatment section.

Additional Resources