Untold stories of racism, discrimination, abuse and humiliation of BAME live-in care workers Is the over-emphasis of BAME communities being the worst affected, hit and killed by COVID-19 creating other problems that many of us do not realise or think to be that important? Such things as tensions in workplaces, tensions between front line workersContinue reading “Lost in Live-in Care Work”
By ensuring our equality is also accessible and intersectional, we ensure that all voices can be heard and all problems can have a solution.
Listen to The Equality Trust Executive Director Wanda Wyporska’s story of class and inequality in the UK.
Graham’s story of life during COVID as the owner of a gym in Glasgow
As charities, ‘Just Fair’ and The Equality Trust continue to campaign for the socio-economic duty to be included in the UK’s equalities legislation, some public bodies, including Wigan Council, are taking matters into their own hands.
Episode 4 of The Equality Trust Podcast #InequalityBites.
Stephen Armstrong, who is studying BA (Hons) Education Studies in MSc Inequality and Society, tells us about the man
Luke Billingham takes us on a tour of Hackney and its inequality.
A journey through Northampton and the austerity that has crushed it.
“It’s hard to think of anything better calculated to exacerbate all your insecurities about whether you appear as successful or as a failure, interesting or dull, clever or stupid, well-educated or ignorant, than being ranked by class”—The Inner Level.
A video from the workers of the UK.
Fighting inequality in the UK follows the stories of three activists: Hannah, an 18-year-old Muslim woman from Acton, West London; Aisling, a Brighton-based activist organising around the housing and homelessness crisis in the city; Tracey, a community worker supporting local people in Teesside to take local action and campaign for economic and social justice. The UK is the world’sContinue reading “Fighting inequality in the UK”
“You’re living in a block, but down there you can see nice houses … when you peep outside your window you just see people living lavish, living better than you.” Hannah Haji, a young Muslim woman in London talks about the impact of gentrification and “regeneration” in London, and how London’s current housing crisis isContinue reading “Inequality is racism”
For the last day of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, we’re sharing this powerful animation in which Katherine, Simon, Martin and Muna explore what a fair and equal world would look like to them, and what it would mean for health and happiness. Accompanied by beautiful animation from Yujie Xu. A massive thank you to Yujie Xu, Cate LattoContinue reading “Balance #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek”
A long read exploring the differences between material poverty and perceived cultural inequalities, and how the author began to recognise the impact of inequality on her self-esteem whilst at university. I grew up in Tottenham, North London for the first 18 years of my life as a very conscious and progressive child and teen. IContinue reading ““Did your parents buy your house off Mrs Thatcher?” and other degrading comments”
Tom, Marion and Cleona discuss the ways in which inequality affects them, exploring mental health, status anxiety, community cohesion, poverty, dignity, consumerism and human value.
The following is a poignant and insightful blog from Georgina, about the strong resonances she found when reading The Inner Level, the 2018 book from Professors Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett following on from their acclaimed work The Spirit Level. When I read The Inner Level I was struck in a way I haven’t feltContinue reading “How understanding inequality explained my mental distress”
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