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Protected Characteristics

Nine coloured pieces forming a ring

The Equality Act 2010 extended and enhanced the existing framework of equalities legislation making it more consistent.  It introduced the term protected characteristics to represent the nine areas covered by the legislation.  These include:

On these pages you will be able to find out more about the Equality Act 2010 and how it applies to these nine protected characteristics, learn about any relevant College policies and activities that are occuring and locate further resources and useful links.


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