Sex (or gender) is the protected characteristic that refers to a man or woman.    Those who are undergoing or proposing gender reassignment are also covered.

Support and Useful Information

See the Equality and Diversity Policies and Information section for:

  • Gender Scheme and Action Plan
  • Athena SWAN
  • Work and the Menopause:  Guidance for Managers

See HR website for:

  • Maternity, Parental Support and Adoption Information
  • Work-life Balance Information

See Professional Development website for the programmes aimed specifically at women:

  • PEAR
  • WAND