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Empowering employees to be themselves: Inclusive workplace puts LGBTQ+ Action Plan into practice and champions diversity
As LGBTQ+ History Month draws to a close, the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership, Hannah Blythyn has visited a Welsh workplace already living and breathing recommendations from the recently launched LGBTQ+ Action Plan.
Wales sets out ambitious plan “with hope at its heart” to reach goal of becoming the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe
“We want to improve equality and inclusion for all LGBTQ+ people, so as a community we feel safe to be ourselves free from fear, discrimination and hate.”
Survivors of ‘conversion therapy’ among expert group helping advise Welsh Government on actions to ban “abhorrent” practice in Wales
The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership, Hannah Blythyn, has today (Tuesday, January 17) announced a group of experts will work together to advise Welsh Government on actions to ban conversion practices in Wales for all LGBTQ+ people.
Social care workers in Wales to receive real living wage uplift
The Welsh Government will publish its draft Budget later today, including funding to ensure social care workers continue to receive the real living wage.
Team Wales approach makes progress as new Bill is introduced to the Senedd
A new Bill to improve well-being and public services, through social partnership and socially responsible procurement has been introduced today by the Deputy Minister for Social Partnership, Hannah Blythyn.
The Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill will put Wales’ successful social partnership approach onto the statute book.
Conversion therapy ban moves forward in Wales
Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn outlines the work of the Welsh Government on furthering LGBT equality in Wales.
Museum, Archive, and Library staff in Wales offered LGBTQ+ training
A new initiative is being launched in Wales to help local museums, archives and libraries showcase, share and celebrate local LGBTQ+ history and culture in their collections, Welsh Government ministers have announced today.
Wales in Support and Remembrance
The Minister responsible for veteran’s support in Wales has thanked past and present Armed Forces personnel for their bravery, as the nation remembers the sacrifices of all personnel since World War One.
“Help us achieve our ambition to become the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe”
With the Welsh Government pledging to be the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe, Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn, today launched the LGBTQ+ Action Plan consultation, which will outline the Welsh Government’s determination to achieve this historic ambition.
The publication of the Action Plan begins the consultation process for everyone right across Wales to play a part in the process and help make sure equality is for everyone and no-one is left behind in Wales.
The Welsh Government announces new support package for Pride as part of ambitious plans to make Wales the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation Europe.
As Pride Month draws to a close, Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn, highlighted the Welsh Government’s record in advancing LGBTQ+ rights in Wales and outlined a package of measures to help make Wales the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe.
10 year Anniversary of National Support for Armed Forces Personnel
As celebrations take place across the country for Armed Forces Week [21 to 27 June], this year’s events also mark 10 years since organisations across Wales signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant.