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A Guide to Pride

Our Guide to Pride explains all about Pride Month, its significance, history and how to stay safe during the June LGBTQIA+ celebrations.

Kindness

Be Kind to Beat the January Blues

By Georgina Manning | January can be a difficult month for many of us, even at the best of times, with cold, grey days, dark evenings, and all of December’s festivities over. At EqualiTeach we take the month of January

Islamophobia Awareness Month 2021

Still a Challenge: Raising Awareness of and Tackling Islamophobia

By Saira HassanNovember is Islamophobia Awareness Month, established in 2012 ‘to deconstruct and challenge the stereotypes about Islam and Muslims’. In this blog I will share definitions, real life examples, personal experiences and my thoughts on how we can reject

Hate Crime Reporting

Reporting Hate Crime: The Problem with Impartiality

When reading about the rise in hate crimes on social media I was disappointed and frustrated to see quotes shared and repeated where the author likely believes they are being ‘neutral’ or ‘unbiased’ in their reporting, but where they are in fact perpetuating harmful stereotypes and prejudice.

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.

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.

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