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International Womens Day Choose to Challenge

Choose to Challenge: International Womens Day 2021

The 8th March marks International Women’s Day, which is always an important opportunity to take stock of the progress being made across the world with regards to women’s rights and to celebrate the brilliant individuals, organisations and movements that are

equality

Fighting for Fairness or for Privilege and Power?

2020 has laid bare the stark inequalities that still exist in British society and has awoken many to issues that some had felt were done and dusted. The coronavirus pandemic which has swept the country has not impacted on everyone

Black History Month

Black History Month: Overcoming the Barriers to Taking Part

Black History Month is just around the corner, and in a year with so much discussion and awareness of racial injustices around the world and at home, it feels as important as ever. Which means schools will also be feeling increasing pressure to get it right. I want to address some of the barriers that might stop schools from engaging with Black History Month, sharing top tips for doing it justice.

Zero Tolerance for Antisemitism

Solidarity over Division: Speaking out against Antisemitism

In the past few days and weeks there has been a distressing amount of antisemitic hatred being spread on social media and beyond. There has been wide-spread (and entirely justified) outrage at Wiley’s barrage of antisemitic tweets, and more so, the platform’s initial inaction against such hatred, leading many to boycott Twitter for 48 hours.

So, what is meant by the term ‘antisemitism’?

Coronavirus Lockdown: Radicalisation Upturn?

As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, there is increased concern that the situation will give rise to more people being drawn into extremism. The closure of schools and youth groups has meant the closure of support

Black Lives Matter: EqualiTeach Statement

EqualiTeach, like many other organisations and individuals across the UK, has been powerfully impacted by recent events in the US, in particular the murder of George Floyd. Our hearts are with all of those mourning their loss, and those mourning

How to Talk With Children and Young People About Race and Racism

The murder of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer and the subsequent protests against systemic racism and oppression will be impacting heavily on children in the UK. This blog provides tips for talking to children and young people about race and racism.

Black Voices: Reflecting on Racism

N, 14 “As a young mixed-race girl growing up in the UK… I believe that it is important that we recognise that the UK is not innocent, racism is sadly still very prevalent in our society… Alex, 14 “…there are

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