Related ItemsEncouraging Diversity into South Wales Police Hate Crime Stop and Search Working with Partners
AdviceAnti-social Behaviour Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Dyfodol Equality & Inclusion Help Us to Help You Independent Custody Visiting and Animal Welfare Scheme Modern Slavery Statement 2019-2020 Reducing Offending and Re-offending in the 18-25 Age Group Tackling Violent Crime Victims of Crime Violence Against Women and Girls Volunteering (Citizens in Policing) Useful Links
Our vision is for South Wales Police ‘to be the best at understanding and responding to our communities’ needs’. We know that this cannot be achieved without prioritising equality and diversity and working to achieve real outcomes.
We acknowledge that there is always much more to do in order that everyone in South Wales can live free from discrimination, harassment, inequality and disadvantage. We hope that our Equality Action Plan will bring us closer to our vision by building on the progress already achieved in promoting equality and diversity.
Joint Equality Plan
The publication of our Joint Equality Plan 2019-2023, sets out our joint determination to ensure that South Wales Police delivers on our key equality objectives. This document sets out our plans to ensure that equality is given the focus it needs and that progress is continually monitored. The equality objectives contained in this Equality Action Plan are those we have chosen as the key areas we need to pursue to meet our aims under the General Duty: Equality Act 2010. They have also been identified in consultation with representative organisations.
|A copy of our Easy Read version our Joint Equality Plan is available here|
Progress against objectives will be outlined in our annual reports and annual monitoring information. The Commissioner receives regular reports on progress and scrutinises outcomes.
Monitoring and Equality Information from previous years can be accessed below:
The Equality Act
The Police and Crime Commissioner works to ensure that those who work or interact with us or South Wales Police, are treated fairly and with respect and that they are not discriminated against because of any of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. These include:
When carrying out his role, the Commissioner and South Wales Police must also have due regard to the need to:
Equality and Inclusion - Priority Areas
Some of the other priority areas of focus regarding equality and inclusion for the Commissioner and his team are:
Welsh Language Standards
In Wales, the Welsh Language is also recognised as a strand of equality. For more information on our Welsh Language duties, click here.
For more information on our equality and inclusion work, contact Hannah Jenkins-Jones (Hannah.email@example.com or 01656 869366)
Two initiatives that offer help to females and young people in or at risk of entering the criminal justice system in Gwent and South Wales to break th…Read More >
“Since the weekend I have gained an understanding of the circumstances surrounding the death of Mohamud Hassan in Cardiff and the concerns of his fami…Read More >
New research by NYAS Cymru (National Youth Advocacy Service) and The Children’s Society reveals that every hour another child in Wales is reported mis…Read More >