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Improving maternity services in Wales

As well as being Participation Cymru’s Adminstrator, I am also the lead on the protected characteristics of pregnancy and maternity under the Equality Act 2010. I am the proud mother of a lovely one year girl and was adamant from the start that I wanted to return to work, largely so that she would grow Read more about Improving maternity services in Wales[…]

Participation is key to challenging discrimination

Participation is key to challenging discrimination

At the All Wales Participation Network this year, Joe Powell set the tone with a powerful opening speech about the importance of full participation in society for people with learning disabilities. Joe was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome in 1996 and has spent 11 years in social care. He is now National Director of All Wales Read more about Participation is key to challenging discrimination[…]

Polling Station: The 2015 General Election

The General Election – having your say and addressing electoral inequality

Elections are the primary way for us to express our reactions to the performance of the government. An election is a tool of communication between the representatives and us: the people they represent. Apparently, voters get the government they deserve. This implies that active participation by the electorate on polling day will result in us Read more about The General Election – having your say and addressing electoral inequality[…]

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