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DM Weekly Digest 14/04/22

UK to send asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing

 

Deal to outsource process, described by Labour as ‘unworkable and unethical’, among range of measures to be unveiled.  Read more here

 

WHO chief blames racism for greater focus on Ukraine than Ethiopia

 

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says world ‘is not treating the human race the same way’ amid Tigray crisis.  Read more here

 

Committed campaigner receives honorary degree for work with Bristol disability community

 

A disability campaigner who has dedicated the last 20 years of his life to helping others has received an honorary degree from his alma mater, the University of Bristol.  Read more here

 

Gender pay gap in Jersey has widened, panel finds

 

The Gender Pay Gap Review Panel found "little to no progress has been made to close the gender pay gap" since its review in 2019.  Read more here

 

Leo Varadkar: "LGBT community very worried" over Sligo murders

 

The Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said the LGBT community is worried after two murders suspected to be motivated by hate in Sligo this week.  Read more here

 

"The way my brain is wired helps me do better": neurodiversity at Dstl

 

AJ, a principal software engineer with Asperger's Syndrome and dyslexia, shares his experience of working at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.  Read more here

 

Scottish cricket: Confidential survey announced in independent review of racism

 

Sportscotland's independent review of racism in Scottish cricket started in January; confidential survey will help the review team understand experiences and shape a high-level report about anything needed to address racism inequalities and discrimination.  Read more here

 

'Amnesty International UK exhibits institutional racism,' review finds

 

Amnesty International UK “exhibits institutional racism” and previously “failed to properly embed equality, inclusion and anti-racism” throughout the organisation, an independent inquiry has said.  Read more here

 

LSH Auto recognised for dedication to diversity and inclusion

 

LSH Auto has been recognised nationally as a leader in Diversity and Inclusion as part of the UK’s biggest motor trade awards.  Read more here

 

Time to showcase Wales' diversity to a wider audience

 

Cardiff changemaker Coco is glad to see awareness raised with the new WalesOnline Diversity and Inclusion Awards.  Read more here

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