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‘We must improve education around menstrual cycles in schools’ – vows Deputy Minister for Social Partnership
‘More must be done to improving education around menstrual cycles if we are going to tackle period dignity in schools,’ Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn has vowed.
Welsh Government appoints commissioners to oversee South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority after ‘damning’ report
Commissioners are being appointed by the Welsh Government to run South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority.
The Welsh Government is set to take unprecedented action to improve the culture and values at South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
“Creating the Wales we want to see” – First national queer arts talk of its kind gets underway at the Eisteddfod
The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership, Hannah Blythyn MS, has seen the Welsh Government’s LGBTQ+ Action Plan at work on a visit to the National Eisteddfod today where – alongside the Lead Designated Member, Siân Gwenllian MS – she officially opened the first ‘Camp Cymru’.
Economy Minister calls on employers to 'listen and act’ to tackle LGBTQ+ discrimination in Welsh workplaces
“No one should be held back at work for being themselves” - those were the words of Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething today who was speaking at the culmination of Pride Month, outlining the actions the Welsh Government is taking to promote inclusive workplaces.
UN praises Welsh Government’s LGBTQ+ Action Plan for Wales as ‘example of good practice in human rights policymaking’
The Welsh Government’s LGBTQ+ Action Plan for Wales has been praised as an ‘example of good practice in human rights policymaking’ by a UN report.
UK first: “Uniquely Welsh way of working” passed into law, giving employers and employees a voice in the way Wales is run
Wales’ successful social partnership approach, bringing workers, businesses and public services together has become law – as the Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Act gained Royal Assent.
“Those involved weren’t judged, but loved” – the Pride events helping increase visibility of LGBTQ+ people in Wales
On Transgender Day of Visibility, more communities across Wales are being encouraged to apply for funding to host a Pride event to ensure every LGBTQ+ person can take part and celebrate being their authentic selves in their local area.
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.
The Welsh Government will publish its draft Budget later today, including funding to ensure social care workers continue to receive the real living wage.