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Welcome to Corporate Training

There are nine characteristics protected under the Equality Act 2010.  Sex is one of these characteristics.

Sex can mean either male or female, or a group of people like men or boys, or women or girls.



The Fawcett Society is the UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for gender equality and women’s rights at work, at home and in public life. Our vision is a society in which women and girls in all their diversity are equal and truly free to fulfill their potential creating a stronger, happier, better future for us all.
A society in which women and girls in all their diversity are equal and truly free to fulfil their potential creating a stronger, happier, better future for us all.
The Fawcett Society campaigns to:
Fight for equal pay. 50 years from the Equal Pay Act, women deserve the right to know what a male colleague doing the same work is paid if they suspect pay discrimination.
Secure equal power. Just 34% of MPs and 35% of councillors are women. We're campaigning to get more women in all our diversity into politics at every level.
Challenge attitudes and change minds. We are working to tackle gender stereotypes that hold back our children.
Defend women’s rights during Covid-19. We're campaigning to ensure that women are not left behind or their needs ignored during the crisis.

This paper provides statistics and analysis on women’s participation in the labour market and in business. It provides an overview of the financial effect of the coronavirus on women and tracks trends of women in employment, the gender pay gap, and women leading businesses.

is-britain-fairer-findings-factsheet-men-and-women.pdf (

‘Is Britain Fairer?’ (2015) is the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s
five-yearly review of equality and human rights in Britain. This factsheet
captures some of our key findings for men and women.

Sex is a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010. The Act prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation; protects individuals from unfair treatment; and promotes a fair and more equal society. It protects men and women in a variety of fields, including employment, education, the exercise of public functions and the provision of services.

Gender inequality in the UK - Statistics & Facts | Statista

In 2021, the United Kingdom ranked 23rd on the global gender gap index, placing it behind other European countries such as France, Germany, and Ireland. A range of statistics on the gender pay gap, views on gender equality, positions of power and employment, covering a range of timeframes. With a range of infographics and clear tables and charts. 


Statistic: Gender pay gap for median gross hourly earnings in the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2021 | Statista




Violence against Women and Girls

The lasting impact of violence against women and girls - Office for National Statistics (

Resources and Guides

Resources | Hourglass (

Stopping abuse in older population.

16 Days of Activism: Awareness, Action and Accountability | On the Air (

Interesting podcast on 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

Resources - Veritas Justice (

Great resources from stalking advocacy service

Resources - Survivors Network

Resources including LGBTQ+ resources and anti-racism resources

Karma Nirvana honour based abuse and forced marriage webinar – ESCC Intranet
Domestic abuse and COVID-19 - managing risk and response webinar – ESCC Intranet 

Focus on young people 

Domestic abuse, stalking, harassment, honour based violence and the MARAC - refresher webinar – ESCC Intranet 


Mental Health

Join CALM's Movement Against Suicide - YouTube

Men and mental health | Mental Health Foundation

Men’s mental health.

Women and mental health | Mental Health Foundation
Women Side by Side - Mind



Menopause - ESCC Intranet

Guides, e-learning and videos.