End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere (5.1)
Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life (5.5)
By 2030, empower and promote the social,economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status (10.2)
Ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities of outcome, including by eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices and promoting appropriate legislation, policies and action in this regard (10.3)
Adopt policies, especially fiscal, wage and social protection policies, and progressively achieve greater equality (10.4)
Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all (16.3)
Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels (16.6)
Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels (16.7)
Strengthen relevant national institutions,including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime (16.A)
Promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development (16.B)
The Equality and Diversity section is our most recent newly formed section and it is a specialist advisory section that sits within the Academy’s Executive Board. Its role includes supporting equality and diversity policy development and implementation, and reports to the Academy Council. It seeks to engage all Academy staff and students in promoting a positive and fully inclusive environment, in line with the equality legal duties for the education sector. It also aims to maintain support for teaching and professional integrity and excellence.
Under the Equality & Diversity legal policies, the Academy is bound to adhere to all laws and ethical practices that protect members of the staff from discrimination, harassment and bullying.