Category - equalities

  • February 20, 2009

    The last of four major conferences looking into issues regarding equality, human rights and ‘religion or belief’ took place in Cardiff earlier this week

  • February 18, 2009
  • February 10, 2009

    A nurse who was suspended for asking a patient whether she would like to be prayed for at the end of a home treatment session will return to work "as soon as she feels able to do so", the NHS has said.

  • February 2, 2009
  • February 2, 2009

    In a case which tests the boundaries between personal commitment and public service, a Christian nurse has been suspended from duty after offering to pray for an elderly patient in her care.

  • October 13, 2008

    Accord, the coalition concerned about the way faith schools currently operate and its impact on society, the new report by the Schools Adjudicator highlights the dangers of discriminatory admission policies and lack of regulation.

  • September 8, 2008

    GMTV presenter Lorraine Kelly has said she believes that education for all, rather than schools divided on religious lines, in what Scotland needs to overcome sectarianism and to build lasting community.

  • September 4, 2008

    Those who defend discriminatory practices for faith schools are losing the argument on principle, in terms of community cohesion and on the research evidence about standards, says Andrew Copson. Let's open schooling up for all.

  • September 1, 2008

    Accord is bringing together Christians who favour a change in policy around faith schools, giving priority to openness and inclusion. Their voices are not always heard in the polarised debate about schooling which Acord wishes to redirect in a more positive direction.

  • September 1, 2008

    Christians should be working for non-discrimination in faith schools because the Gospel is a message of sacrificial love not selfishness, says Simon Barrow. The Accord coalition's proposed reforms offer a constructive way forward.