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LGBT Charter


The LGBT Charter is a straightforward programme that enables your organisation to proactively include LGBTI people in every aspect of your work, protecting your staff and providing high quality service to your customers or service users.

The programme has been developed to support your organisation to undertake training and review policies, practice and resources to make sure that you're not only meeting legislative needs but are as inclusive as you can be.

You will be guided through the programme with the help of our expert facilitators, step by step LGBT Charter workbook and your dedicated Charter Manager who will be there to advise you throughout the process.

Being awarded our LGBT Charter enables you to send a positive message, with confidence, that your organisation is a champion of LGBT inclusion where LGBTI employees, customers, or service users will be safe, supported and included. The LGBT Charter makes a clear statement that equality and diversity are at the heart of your organisation.

The Rights

The LGBT Charter rights are based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights".

Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) states that "children's rights should be respected and ensured without discrimination of any kind".

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