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External equal opportunities resources

These sites give useful information on Equal Opportunities topics. Click on the links below.
 
General
 
bullet pointwww.eoc.org.uk/ - the Equal Opportunities Commission website has information for anyone who has an equal opportunities concern.

Women
 
bullet pointwww.womens-unit.gov.uk/ - see what the government is doing to ensure the women's agenda is well-represented in all its activities.
 
bullet pointwww.psiwomen.org/ - European-level information for women who work in the public services - well worth a look!

bullet pointwww.kalibooks.com/ - Kali for Women, India's first women's publishing house, is primarily concerned with publishing Third World studies on women. Set up in 1984 as a Trust, its objective is to increase the body of knowledge on women in the Third World, to give voice to such knowledge as already exists, and to provide a forum for women writers, creative and academic.
 
Beating racism

bullet pointwww.srtrc.org/ - see who, with the help of the Amicus, is speaking up for the eradication of racism. Show Racism the Red Card and be a real supporter!

Gay, lesbian and bisexual rights
 
bullet pointwww.stonewall.org.uk/ - Stonewall is the national campaigning group working for legal equality and social justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals.

Family-friendly rights
 
bullet pointwww.dti.gov.uk/workingparents - the working parents section of the government's Dti site.
 
bullet pointwww.dti.gov.uk/work-lifebalance information about the government's work-life balance campaign.
 
bullet pointwww.acas.org.uk/ the ACAS site has plenty of information for working parents.
 
bullet pointwww.tuc.org.uk/changingtimes- the TUC site has a range of information about the work-life balance campaign.
 
Childcare
 
bullet pointwww.daycaretrust.org.uk/ the Daycare Trust is a national childcare charity.
 
bullet pointwww.childcarelink.gov.uk/ - the government launched the Childcare Link helpline and website in December 1999 as part of the National Childcare Strategy. This strategy aims to help people back into the workplace by removing the childcare barrier.
 
bullet pointwww.inlandrevenue.gov.uk/taxcredits - information about your entitlements to tax credits.
 
bullet pointwww.ncma.org.uk/ the National Childminding Association site promotes quality registered childminding for children, families and communities.
 
bullet pointwww.kidsclubs.com/ a national charity dedicated to developing safe, supervised childcare.
 
bullet pointwww.oneparentfamilies.org.uk/ this site offers support and advice for lone parents.
 
Maternity
 
bullet pointwww.maternityalliance.org.uk/ the Maternity Alliance supports pregnant women and parents to be.
 
Flexible working
 
bullet pointwww.new-ways.co.uk/ New Ways to Work 'Campaigns and provides expertise on new and flexible ways of working that help people, organisations and society achieve a balance between work and the rest of life.'
 
bullet pointwww.employersforworklifebalance.org.uk/ Employers for Work-life Balance supports organisations and individuals who want to work flexibly.
 
Other useful sites
 
bullet pointwww.msrc.co.uk the Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre website has a wealth of information and resources for sufferers and their families.