National Diversity Awards Blog
Former NDA Shortlisted nominee & Croydon disability worker nominated for Pride of Britain Awards
A Croydon man who boosts the independence of disabled people by supporting them into work has been nominated for the

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Update from Jade Sutton
Hi everyone, I’ve been so busy since the NDA Ceremony and I’m really excited to share some of the things

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Why the World NEEDS Neurodiversity
Neurodiversity relates to the way a person thinks and experiences the world. Lots of neurodiverse people have co-occurring conditions (Anxiety,

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‘The best children’s books which celebrate diversity’
We all remember fondly the books we used to read as children, with characters from Snow White to Jack and

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Gender equality will only be achieved if trans and non-binary people can identify as they wish
Most of us take our gender for granted. We don’t worry about people addressing us with the wrong pronouns or

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Still a long way to go as Religious hate crime rises 40% in England and Wales – with more than
Hate crimes recorded by police hit record high, Home Office figures show. Religious hate crime has rocketed by 40 per

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New research highlights the significant challenges disabled people face when it comes to accessibility
Disabled people face considerable challenges when it comes to accessibility at UK tourist attractions and getting around on public transport,

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Abbey Kiwanuka NDA18 Post Awards Winners Interview
Abbey has been a human rights advocate in his home country of Uganda, the UK, the Netherlands and France for

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Radio Reverb NDA18 Post Awards Winners interview
RadioReverb has been Brighton & Hove’s local, not-for-profit radio station for the past 11 years, dedicated to providing a stimulating

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Celebration of diversity among health workers
Organised by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) the event in Brighton is the first of its kind in the

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A poet and a gentleman: Lambeth Life meets National Diversity Award winner and Young Lambeth Co-operative youth worker Abdul-Karim Abdullah
To be told you are going to fail your exams is a hammer blow for any child. For Abdul-Karim, however,

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Calls for greater diversity among school governors
“When I was at school, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do when I grew up,” says Theresa Esan.

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How inclusive is racing? British Horseracing Authority pledge to make sport more diverse
British horse racing have vowed to make the sport “more inclusive” after July’s launch of their diversity action plan. But

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Gender equality needs a new deal for dads at work
New research had identified that it is essential for employers to improve support for working fathers in order to achieve

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My advice about employment
My name is Nana Marfo and I’m 35 years old. You might have guessed, a 1980’s baby who was born

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Liverpool FC equality and diversity fans forum
Liverpool Football Club has provided supporters with a review of its ongoing work on equality and diversity at a fans

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HOW OUR 2013-17 INCLUSION & ANTI DISCRIMINATION PLAN HELPED CREATE NEW APPROACH
The 2013-17 Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination Plan helped create the platform from which the inclusion approach in football continues to be

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Rachel Jury who is living with two stomas wins Positive Role Model award
Bournemouth woman Rachel Jury has bravely spoken out about what it’s like to live with two stomas. Now her courage

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International Boxing Association hosts Gender Equality Forum
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has hosted its own Gender Equality Forum for the first time in history. The Forum

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Parents spin fairy tales of financial equality
Why do we treat boys and girls differently when we talk about money?’ Have I been focusing on the wrong

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Sol Campbell to join England U21 staff in FA diversity drive
Sol Campbell among group of black and ethnic minority coaches called up to work with England as FA look to

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Everyone Week: celebrating diversity and inclusion
This week we’re celebrating people and diversity at Network Rail. From 1 to 5 October we’re raising awareness of the relevance

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