Message from Assistant Chief Constable Gary Ritchie – 22nd May 2020 Police Scotland continue to urge victims and witnesses of hate crime to report it during the COVID-19 pandemic. We understand the impact this type of incident can have on individuals, their families, friends and the wider community.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, we’ve launched a wee competition to encourage people to be kind during the lockdown.
The Equality Cats have had to stop their tour of Fife because of the lockdown, but that’s not stopping them from having fun! They’ve been keeping themselves busy with lots of different activities, from learning an instrument to a spot of gardening. A big thank you to Axelle (https://portfolio.axlcreations.co.uk/portfolio/) for capturing the Equality Cats inContinue reading Equality Cats: Lockdown Edition!
The Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) has brought unprecedented challenges for
the public and communities. I want to reassure Scottish communities who may feel increasingly
vulnerable due to the significant changes this pandemic brings to our way of life.
Continue reading POLICE SCOTLAND – MESSAGE TO GYPSY TRAVELLER COMMUNITIES
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are launching a new campaign to ask people to protect our key workers from hate during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic crisis.
Continue reading Equality News Update: Press Release: Fife Centre for Equalities encourage people to say no to hate during pandemic.
The Scottish Government has announced that all schools and early learning centres will be closed from Friday 19 March 2020. FCE has compiled a list of local, national updates as well as activities relating to equality and diversity for anyone teaching children from home.
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) worked with Active Schools Fife to ensure their leadership programmes were accessible to all young people
On Thursday 27 February 2020, a few members of Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics got together at High Valleyfield Community Centre to reminisce about what we learned and the good feelings we had when we attended the previous events. We also discussed how this project can move forward to include more marginalised women. JoContinue reading Fife Women’s Tent – New Developments
Fife for Centre for Equalities is following the advice to work from home when practicable and travel as little as possible. Our offices will be closed from 5pm on Monday 16 March until the health risk to our staff, service users and partners has reduced significantly. The FCE team will continue to work office hours (9-5pm,Continue reading FCE OFFICE CLOSURE
Join representatives from Transgender Fife and the Scottish Trans Alliance as we discuss the facts around gender reform in Scotland, creating a better understanding of GRA reform as well as empowering people to join in with these discussions.Continue reading Mythbusting: A Discussion on Gender Recognition Reform – 04 Mar 2020
We live in an increasingly unequal world, where the gap between the richest and poorest – the ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ – is becoming wider. In Scotland inequality is on the rise, and to tackle poverty, we need to start talking about inequality. Continue reading Your voice, Your say: Let’s Talk Inequality – 27 Feb 2020
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) helped a local disabled woman to win her discrimination case after she was dismissed by her employer. Continue reading FCE Press Release: Fife Disabled Woman Wins Discrimination Case
The Evidencing and Mainstreaming Equality Data Workshop is aimed at service providers wishing to improve the quality and usage of their data as a resource to actively promote equality. It builds on basic monitoring of protected characteristics to develop a better understanding of the equality field and will use cases studies of how equality evidence has been used in Fife and the UK to progress equality of opportunity.Continue reading FCE Training – Evidencing and Mainstreaming Equality Data Workshop
Find out how £22 million is spent on subsidised transport, the barriers people face when travelling to and from hospital and hear real-life experiences of transport in Fife from our Different Paths project. Then share your views and be part of the partnership that helps make passenger transport more accessible and user friendly as FifeContinue reading Equality Collective – Let’s talk passenger transport in Fife
I’m currently a 2nd-year student at Dundee University studying Community Education. During this course, I had a 70-day placement to complete 3 pieces of work, and I was lucky to have received my placement at Fife Centre for Equalities.