Fife Centre for Equalities is supporting the Year of Young People 2018. This year, we are hosting an Equality Conference dedicated to young Fifers who want to take the lead in challenging discrimination in all its forms.

We want Young people to have a greater say in decisions that affect their lives.  This conference will provide a platform for young people to have their views heard and acted upon at local, national and UK levels.

The YOYP Equality Conference will take place on Thursday 08 November, from 18:00 to 21:00 at the Beveridge Studio, Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy KY1 1ET

This event is by registration only – we will be in touch to confirm attendance. There will be pizzas and refreshments.

Contact us for more information or to register your interest. Please us ahead of any requirements (e.g. diet, BSL, translation, interpretation, etc).

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Examples of work by the Scottish Parliament on Equality

British Sign Language (Scotland) Act 2015
This act seeks to promote the use of British Sign Language (BSL). It requires the Scottish Government, including the Scottish Parliament and councils to prepare and publish a BSL Plan.

Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act
This act specifies the steps recruiters should take in terms of representation of women on public boards.

Scottish Elections (Reduction of Voting Age) Act 2015
This act reduced the voting age to 16 at elections for membership of the Scottish Parliament and local government elections.

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014
This act made provision for the marriage of persons of the same sex.