Download PDF version 1. While there have been improvements made in some areas since the s notably in reducing high rates of infant mortality 1 overall progress has been slow and inconsistent.
Equality, diversity and human rights Equality, Diversity and Human Rights The Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation Trust accepts that to accommodate the needs of the diverse community it serves; it must ensure a high level of awareness and understanding of equality, diversity and human rights amongst its management and staff.
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to building a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of the communities it serves. It aims to be an organisation that people want to work for, and is seen as a leader in good employment practice locally and nationally.
The aim is for all staff to realise their full potential, in an environment characterised by dignity and mutual respect. What are Equality, Diversity and Human Rights?
Equality is about creating a fairer society where everyone has an equal level of opportunity to participate and to fulfil their potential as an individual member of society.
In April the Equality Act was passed.
The first phase of its legislation came into effect on the first of October On fifth of Aprilthe second phase of legislation under the Equality Act came into force. With this has come the single equality duty and a requirement that all public bodies meet the general duty to: Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.
On the first of Octoberthe third phase of the Equality Act came into force. The above general duty now applies to Age with regard to the provision of goods, functions and services.
The Equality Act unified and replaced previous pieces of equality legislation and extended its range of powers. It also defined further communities and individuals in society, who can be afforded protection.RESPECT FOR HUMAN DIGNITY AND EQUALITY -Page 2 of 3 6.
The Board respects the personal conscience of individual students and their families. However, as a Catholic school, it cannot relinquish its own freedom to proclaim the. This article is concerned with social and political equality. In its prescriptive usage, ‘equality’ is a loaded and ‘highly contested’ concept.
What is respect? - Respect is an important way of being kind and good to other people. Respect means not making fun of others. Respect means thinking of how somebody else feels.
Respect is treating another person the sa. John Rawls (—) John Rawls was arguably the most important political philosopher of the twentieth century. He wrote a series of highly influential articles in the s and ’60s that helped refocus Anglo-American moral and political philosophy on substantive problems about what we ought to do.
Human Well Being and The Environment.
Human Well Being and The Environment. HUMAN WELL BEING AND THE ENVIRONMENT. For sustainable development to be achieved, links between the environment and development must be . An equality and human rights education is an essential part of high quality teaching and learning. The topical and real-life nature of the subjects can help schools to deliver a balanced, relevant curriculum that helps students to make sense of the wider world. The Equality Act (the Act) defines a disabled person as being a person who has: “a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day to day activities”.
HUMAN WELL BEING AND THE ENVIRONMENT. For sustainable development to be achieved, links between the environment and development must be . instruction on respect for human life in its origin and on the dignity of procreation.