Discrimination Legislation Consultation

Employment and social security have launched their consultation on the discrimination legislation proposals

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Purple Tuesday 2019

Find out more about Guernseys Purple Tuesday – Changing the Customer experience – take a look at our breakfast presentation, full of links and resources and the photos of the day

#MythBusting Guernsey’s proposed discrimination legislation

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3rd Dec 2018

In 2018 we celebrated IDPwD with the Accessible Christmas lights and shopping evening and the #MakeAChange awards in Market Square. It was a huge success, you can view the video and photos on the Accessible Town gallery

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Accessible Town project

During September to December 2018, the GDA in partnership with Access for All ran the Accessible Town project including a number of initiatives:

you can view all the details on www.accessibletown.gg 

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The Assisted Dying Debate

On Wedneday 16th May the States of Guernsey will debate Assisted Dying. The Requête can be found on

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Preventing Disability Discrimination Workshops

In April 2018 the GDA ran a series of workshops on Preventing Disability Discrimination to raise awareness around these key topics

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 2017

We are encouraging local organisations to dress down/up, bake cakes or something unique on Friday 1st December and raise funds for “We All Matter, Eh?” the voice of Disabled islanders.

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Accessible Sport & Activities in Guernsey

Led by Karen Blanchford (GDA/Access or All) & Olly Tracey (Onscreen Creations) In conjunction with members, Access for All and The Guernsey Sports Commission.
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Disability Legislation Workshops

The GDA has been run a series of workshops on GDA Disability Legislation workshops 2016. Supporting these workshops

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Hidden Disabilities

In the summer we will be launching a campaign called ‘Hidden Disabilities’.
The goals are:
1. Raising awareness about disability – especially hidden impairments
2. Change how islanders think about disability

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All of the campaigning information for Election2016 #MakeItReal including videos, guides, resources and our manifesto can be found here.

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GDA member, Iain Timms, holds up We All Matter, Eh? banner

Disability Discrimination Legislation

Guernsey currently does not have any legislation specifically preventing discrimination on the grounds of disability.  The UK introduced a Disability Discrimination Act (now the Equality Act) more than 20 years ago.

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International Day of persons with disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Did you know 3rd December 2016 is International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD)? In Guernsey we are encouraging local organisations to dress down on Friday 2nd December

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