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Equality of opportunity is vital to Voscur’s work; it improves our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we serve, adding value to our work and the opportunities we offer. You can view our statement of intent in relation to our equality and diversity policy by clicking here.

On this page we have collated a range of relevant resources, news and links to further information. If you have any specific enquiries relating to equalities issues, please contact Ruth Pitter on: 0117 909 9949.

We have also created a deddicated page which details the local support available to asylum seekers and refugees - view it here.

Equalities news

For a range of up to date equalities news, you can visit the Equality and Diversity forum blog, just click here.

Resources

We have a wide selection of resources relating to equalities on our Resources Hub - help on writing or reviewing your equality and diversity policy, conducting equality impact assessments, finding truly accessible venues and much more! To view these resources, click here.

Useful links - general

Equality and Human Rights Commission: http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/
ACAS re the Equality Act: http://www.acas.org.uk/equalityact
British Institute of Human Rights: https://www.bihr.org.uk/
Stonewall: http://www.stonewall.org.uk/

Bristol City Council equalities: www.bristol.gov.uk/page/community-and-safety/equalities-policy-and-data
Bristol Fairness Commission: http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/mayor/fairness-mayoral-commission

Equality UK: http://www.equalityuk.org
About Equal Opportunities: http://www.aboutequalopportunities.co.uk
Equality and Diversity forum: http://www.edf.org.uk

Useful links - Bristol Equalities Forums
 
Bristol Multi Faith Forum: http://bristolmultifaithforum.org.uk/
Bristol Older People’s Forum: http://bopf.btck.co.uk/
Bristol Women’s Voice: http://www.bristolwomensvoice.org.uk/
Disability Equality Forum: bristoldef@gmail.com
 
Useful links - Age
 
 

 

 
Useful links - Race
 
Runnymede Trust:  www.runnymedetrust.org
Bristol BME Voice: www.bristolbmevoice.org.uk
Race on the Agenda (ROTA): http://www.rota.org.uk
 
Useful links - Religion and Belief
 
Bristol Multi-Faith Forum: http://bristolmultifaithforum.org.uk
 
Useful links - Sexual Orientation
 
EACH Challenging homophobia: http://www.eachaction.org.uk/about-each
 
Useful links - Transgender
 
The Gender Trust: http://gendertrust.org.uk
Gender Identity Research and Education Society: http://www.gires.org.uk/index.php