Category Archives: age equality

Equalities in the News – drip-drip, but is it enough?

Let me start in my usual way, by describing the stimuli for this article and prepare you for the usual questions I am posing at the end of it. Yesterday I read with interest findings from a BBC research into … Continue reading

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Creative Media – for or against discrimination?

I was intrigued to hear Rowan Atkinson’s thoughts about how the creative industries are “inappropriate environments for anti-discrimination legislation”.  His comments came in a letter to Radio 4’s Media Show which had previously reported on Miriam O’Reilly’s victory against the BBC at a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – a question of age difference!

Happy New Year to all my readers; thanks for your support in 2011. How many of us make a New Year’s Resolution? Many I suspect. What number keep them – not so many, I dare say. I certainly know that … Continue reading

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Words Betray Attitudes – an insight into prejudice!

David Cameron has been caught out twice in the past few months using inappropriate language towards women. He has, on both occasions, tried to minimise the affect of the comments, attempting to justify them and perhaps laugh them off. This … Continue reading

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Abuse of Power – with a case study!

I have been on the verge of writing a blog entry several times during the past few weeks and each time been put off from so doing, as I watched one story after another as breaking news, each one stimulating … Continue reading

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Assumptions about Racial Characteristics – a recipe for prejudice

“Is it wrong to note 100m winners are always black?” I start by saying that this is not my phrase, but the headline question of Matthew Syed, former UK professional table tennis player and now BBC journalist who also writes … Continue reading

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Give Youth a Chance – don’t prejudge

On reading an article in yesterday’s Guardian Online with the catchy title “Rising employment, flourishing businesses: why Camden is different” I noted how the writer, Councillor Sarah Hayward, Camden’s cabinet member for community, regeneration and equalities, explains that the 25,000 … Continue reading

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