Our vision for Equality is outlined in Equality for All 2012-2016 The Strategy sets out how the council plans to meet its objectives under the Equality Act (2010)
Equality for All 2012-2016 (PDF 399KB)
Equality Needs Analysis 2015 -16 (PDF 381KB)
Equality for All is based on the following definitions:
Equality is about everyone having the same chances in life and getting the same access to the services they need.
Diversity is about understanding and respecting people's different needs and aspirations. We cannot achieve equality without addressing diversity.
Equality is not about treating everyone the same.
To achieve this vision in Cumbria we need to make sure that:
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