A few months ago, I was appointed as one of four Elected Member’s Equalities Champions in Aberdeenshire.
My role involves highlighting equality as a key issue in the decision-making process and sharing information on equalities with other elected members.
In the spring I attended a workshop led by Stonewall, in which I learned the importance of the vocabulary we use in making people feel at ease.
Recently, I have signed up to Stonewall’s No Bystanders campaign to tackle bullying and abuse. Stonewall write that “Each and every one of us- individuals and organisations – have a responsibility to make Britain a country where every child growing up feels able to be themselves.”
This anti-bullying film is very powerful:
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