Disability Legislation News

Update on Development of Discrimination Legislation

September 14th, 2018|

The GDA has recently published a communique to members which explains how the States are approaching the development of discrimination legislation now that the scope has been expanded to multiple grounds (Sex, sexual orientation, age, race, religion & belief, family [...]

The GDA’s first ten years

June 27th, 2018|

“It’s barriers”, Rob Platts, founder of the Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA) said, “That’s what ten years of the GDA have been all about - removing the physical and social barriers which are preventing many islanders from being included socially, economically, [...]

Disability Officer Update

April 30th, 2018|

www.signpost.gg Guernsey’s website providing information for disabled people about services, activities and support is regularly updated. The aim of the website is to give you as much information as possible including contact details and referral criteria where required. If you cannot [...]

10th Anniversary TONIGHT – 30th April

April 30th, 2018|

Come along and join us tonight at Les Cotils from 7 until 9pm. We will be celebrating 10 years since the signing of the GDA constitution. the evening will include: how far we have come - what has been achieved [...]

Request from Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey to all GDA Members

April 25th, 2018|

From Mike Read - Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey Many of you may have read Deputy Roffey’s recent column in the Guernsey Press entitled “Should we spending more” and my subsequent response as President of Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey. Essentially Guernsey patients suffering [...]

Workshop 2: Preventing Discrimination slides

April 19th, 2018|

Thank you to everyone that attended Workshop 2 on Wednesday 18th April where we discussed preventing discrimination. You can download a pdf of the slides. The video will follow shortly.  

Workshop 2: Prevention of disability discrimination

April 18th, 2018|

The general aims of this second session include inviting participants to consider and explore concepts commonly employed within legislation aiming to prevent and remedy discrimination. After a brief recap of the principles covered in the first session, participants will discuss [...]

GDA workshop 1: Human Rights video 

April 16th, 2018|

The video from the 1st Workshop on preventing discrimination, focusing on Human Rights, is now available to view at the link below. You are welcome to share it. The slides for the workshop are in our previous post here. Any [...]