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DM Weekly Digest 28/10/2022

Rishi Sunak is Britain’s first Asian prime minister – but it’s no progressive victory

The new PM’s rise is a great achievement, but his hardline views mean this is a less transformative moment than many hoped for. Read more here.



Britain’s equality watchdog takes action to prevent hair discrimination in schools

Pupils should not be stopped from wearing their hair in natural Afro styles at school, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) says in new guidance. Read more here.

Here are some examples of preventing hair discrimination in schools!



Happy Diwali!


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These 7 Queer Black Writers Are Here To Make You Feel Something

If you’ve ever found yourself dreaming of a better future, these writers and books are for you. View the recommendations here.


‘Insulting’: shock as NHS uses offensive term for people with learning disability

The NHS has been criticised for using outdated and offensive terminology in its official statistics when describing people with intellectual disabilities. Read more here.



Judi Love's first documentary: Black, Female and Invisible 

An eye opening emotional look at how the odds are stacked against Black women today. Available to watch on Channel 4



Carers rights day is Thursday 24th November! 

Find out more and get involved with Carers UK here. 



The Learning Lab - Hiring Disabled & Neurodiverse People in the UK

The inclusion of disabled people at work is about more than hiring disabled people. An inclusive workplace values all employees for their strengths. It offers disabled employees — whether visible or invisible — an equal opportunity to collaborate, learn, be compensated fairly, and advance. Read more here. 



Microsoft have launched their 2022 Diversity and Inclusion report

Driving progress through greater accountability and transparency. Read the report here.



England stars champion inclusion at Rugby League World Cup

The Rugby League World Cup is billed as the most inclusive ever and all three England squads – Men’s, Women’s and Wheelchair – are to send out a powerful message in support of disability inclusion during their pre-match warm-ups. Read more here.