equalities

Calling someone ‘fat’ could become a hate crime in UK


May 30th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The leading charity Central YMCA is supporting the plans of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image, which could soon make the use of words like ... Read more...

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Gay laws: Britain may remove husband, wife terms


March 17th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) If Britain's plan to legalise gay marriages takes shape, offices across the country will have to remove terms like "husband" and "wife" from forms and use ... Read more...

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Child abduction by parents among Indian diaspora raises concern


June 19th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Increasing number of child abductions by parents among the Indian diaspora has become a cause of concern as India is yet to join the international ... Read more...

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Are you gay, 11-year-old Britons to be asked


March 28th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) British children as young as 11 will now be asked by the country's equalities watchdog questions related to their sexual orientation, a media report said.The children ... Read more...

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Plan to question Brit kids about their sexuality slammed


March 28th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A "sinister" plan to quiz 11-year-old children in Britain if they are straight, gay or bisexual has caused fury.The state's equalities watchdog says a child's sexuality should be ... Read more...

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Brit mayor faces calls to resign after Hitler comments


November 24th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A mayor has sparked outrage by allegedly referring to Adolf Hitler in a discussion on travellers.Mike Eckersley, mayor of Prestatyn and a Conservative Denbighshire councillor, allegedly claimed ... Read more...

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Brit pupils make more efforts for male teachers: Study


October 30th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A study has found that pupils make more effort to please, display greater self-esteem and are more likely to believe they are being treated fairly, when the teacher ... Read more...

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Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights discrimination in Britain


October 10th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10(ANI): A study conducted into inequality in Britain has revealed that progress towards pay equality for women has been stalled, disabled children face bullying and boys struggle academically.According to the ... Read more...

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Christina Hendricks an ‘absolutely fabulous’ curvy role model


September 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 01 (ANI): Christina Hendricks, who was recently named 'sexiest woman in America', has found herself unwittingly spearheading a campaign for curvier women.With a shape that Jessica Rabbit would die for, ... Read more...

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“Mad Men” Star Christina Hendricks’ No Curves Doll Grabs Attention


August 9th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Mad Men" is one of the most anticipated American television series which is aired on AMC every Monday. The show is loved and appreciated by the ... Read more...

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Christina Hendricks Gets Praises For “Mad Men” And Her Hourglass Figure


August 9th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christina Hendricks of "Mad Men" has gracefully embraced her status as a "sex symbol". The actress seemed happy and said she was honored when Britain's Equalities ... Read more...

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“Mad Men” Star Christina Hendricks Gets Praises For Her Plus 14 Figure


July 26th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 26, (PRINTWORDS NEWS) The Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone in one of her interviews has praised the "Mad Men" starlet Christina Hendricks for her voluptuous figure and called her an ... Read more...

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Voluptuous Christina Hendricks is ‘fabulous role model’, says Brit MP


July 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Christina Hendricks, the "voluptuous" star of Mad Men, has been hailed as an "absolutely fabulous" physical role model, according to Lynne Featherstone, the Equalities Minister.The Liberal Democrat ... Read more...

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Gays may ‘marry’ in traditional way in Britain


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Homosexual couples in Britain could be allowed to "marry" in traditional religious ceremonies, a minister has said. Lynne Featherstone, the equalities minister, said Friday the government was considering ... Read more...

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Forced marriage cases among Pak, Indian communities on the rise in UK


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Forced marriages in the Indian and Pakistani communities in Britain are n the rise, according to a Government report.The Sydney Morning Herald, quotes the Forced Marriage Unit as ... Read more...

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Equality watchdog says WAGs phrase is “sexist”


June 14th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): An equality watchdog has suggested that using the phrase "WAGs" to describe the wives and girlfriends of footballers is "sexist".The Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) criticised the ... Read more...

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British MPs blame lack of women in City boardrooms for recession


April 4th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): A new report by British parliamentarians has blamed lack of women on the boards of city firms for the global financial crisis.The Treasury Select Committee said that lack ... Read more...

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UK equalities watchdog says ‘Indians only’ advert broke the law


March 19th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 19 (ANI): Britain's Equalities and Human Rights Commission has said a job ad for a worker "preferably of Indian origin" broke the law.Computer firm Torry Harris, which has offices in ... Read more...

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British MP slams BBC for getting rid of older women presenters


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 3 (ANI): British MP Harriet Harman has slammed BBC, ITV and other broadcasters for "getting rid" of women presenters once they get older, and valuing older men for their ... Read more...

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Attitudes to girls in schools have not changed since the 1960s


June 9th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Even though women these days are more likely to go to university, a study led by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Britain has found that gender ... Read more...

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Racism and sexism persists in Brit police service


January 12th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.12 (ANI): The British police service is still mired in a "canteen culture" of racism, sexism and hard drinking, the countrys equalities watchdog has warned. The report, by the Equality ... Read more...

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Maternity benefits harming women’’s careers


July 14th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): Longer maternity leaves are taking a toll on women''s careers, says a Britain''s new equalities watchdog. British government''s plans on expansion of maternity leave and parents'' rights is ... Read more...

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