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Women and Equalities Committee Calls for Menopause to be a Protected Characteristic

Menopause Support

Despite the calls from various charities and a recently published report from the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee (WEC), legislative reform looks unlikely. A recent survey undertaken by the Fawcett Society, a charity campaigning for gender equality and women’s rights, which was commissioned by Channel 4 for use in its documentary ‘Sex, Myths

Is Long COVID a Disability Under the Equality Act?

Long COVID Symptoms

1.8 million people in the UK are estimated to be experiencing long COVID symptoms by the latest Office of National Statistics (ONS) COVID-19 Infection Survey, but how many are likely to be considered to be disabled under the Equality Act 2010? According to the latest Office of National Statistics (ONS) COVID-19 Infection Survey, based on self-reported