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Equality Act 2010 and its impact on Libraries [TG2/Equalities]

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 29/10/2018
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location
British Library

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The Equality Act 2010 applies to everyone who provides a service to the public, covering statutory, private, voluntary and community sector organisations. Everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. This event looks at some of the implications of the act  for the library & information sector.

In this session, amongst others, we welcome Dr. Kit Heyam, who will provide a conversational, non-judgemental space to increase confidence and familiarity around trans issues, and to learn how to create a positive experience for trans library users. Covering the basics of trans identities and related terminology alongside practical aspects of trans inclusivity in libraries; including front line social interactions, safeguarding trans users’ confidentiality, and signalling that your library is a trans-friendly space.

Attendees will have the chance to ask questions and discuss problems specific to their area of work, and there will also be an opportunity to ask anonymous questions.

 

Programme

TBC


Venue

British Library


Cost
£85 for members
£130 for other institutions

Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

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