This year, bloggers around the world are writing on the topic of inequality for Blog Action Day. Jess Day looks at how ‘boy’ and ‘girl’ toy marketing connects with the inequalities men and women face in adult life. The UK gender pay gap stands at nearly 20%. Direct and indirect discrimination certainly haven’t gone away,… Continue reading What do toys have to do with inequality?
I am sad that this is the blog post I am writing on return from my holiday, but I guess, ignorance never has a desired time to rear its ugly head. This blog post is a little different. It is for you to read, but the weight of its content is not for your shoulders… Continue reading MY WORTH AS A DISABLED PERSON
Since the National Diversity Awards 2013 when we were finalists in the ‘race, religion & faith category’, St Philip’s Centre has further developed its work with young people by working creatively to embed issues of religion and belief diversity into everyday life. Together with Leicester College, we developed the ‘All for One & One for… Continue reading All for One & One for All Project
The last few weeks have seen a massive debate on social media about the significance of race in certain institutions. It began with a photo campaign highlighting the voices and faces of black students from the University of Harvard. These students had come to believe that their voices often went unheard on their campus, their… Continue reading A call to action: If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem
As the sun beats down on London Fields and the trees cast leafy shadows, my daughter and I discover a park where every child is joyfully occupied by the wonder and mania of play. Kids fly and flutter in bright eyed swarms and the sense of excitement is so infectious that my little girl screams… Continue reading Through Writing About Diversity, I’m Fighting for Inclusion – by Cerrie Burnell
Equality and diversity is a term used in the United Kingdom to define and champion equality, diversity and human rights as defining values of society. It promotes equality of opportunity for all, giving every individual the chance to achieve their potential, free from prejudice and discrimination. In reality, there are sects of society that have… Continue reading It’s who we are – the thread of Diversity that runs through everybody, and connects society – By Bijna Dasani
London is a place that houses many creative individuals but their talent often goes unnoticed in a high tech, money minded society. The reason I launched Alliance Dance Unit was because there was never any place like this for me to attend while I was growing up. The only option I had was to roam… Continue reading Include & Allow written and provided by Torron-Lee Dewar
Close your eyes for a moment and imagine a successful leader. What does that leader look like, dress like and sound like? Think about it! Did you imagine a black woman? A short or overweight man with a beard? A person under the age of 27 years? Or did you imagine a tall white man,… Continue reading You Can’t Trust Women!