London Borough of Barking and Dagenham – Gender Equality

Contact: 
Sarah Myers
Strategy and Performance Officer

Address:
Barking Town Hall

Email Address:  GEC@lbbd.gov.uk
Alternative Email Address:   Sarah.Myers@lbbd.gov.uk
Website:      www.lbbd.gov.uk/gec

Borough:  LBBD

Provision Summary:
The Gender Equality Charter demonstrates the commitment of the Council and the local community to creating a fair and equal society, where opportunities, experience and agency are not determined or limited by gender.

By pledging support to the Charter, schools will have access to a online library of resources and guidance, covering a range of gender equality issues. This includes lesson plans and guidance on employment issues, such as maternity and shared parental leave. They will also be part of an ongoing conversation about advancing gender equality in the borough.

Target Group:   Early Years / Primary Schools / Secondary Schools (for Staff, Parents and Carers)

Cost Implication for Schools:  No