Organisations which give information and advice all aspects of domestic violence and abuse, rape and sexual assault.
Overview and content list for gender violence.
Information on rape and sexual assault, including definitions, sources of specialist help and further information.
Find out what what you can do when you're fleeing from violence in the home, including finding emergency accommodation.
Explains what is meant by gender reassignment discrimination, according to the Equality Act 2010.
Explains how you are protected from discrimination if you need to take time off work because of gender reassignment (sex change).
Explains what is meant by a sexual orientation and transgender identity hate incident or hate crime. Covers violence or hostility because of the sexual orientation or transgender identity of you, or someone you associate with.
Taking action on sex discrimination, explaining when it is unlawful or not unlawful, positive discrimination and organisations which can give further help.
Information for same-sex and opposite-sex couples on how the law treats civil partnerships and cohabiting couples, including financial matters, adoption, housing and inheritance.
Find out what sex discrimination is under the Equality Act 2010. Also find out more about pregnancy and maternity - a separate protected characteristic.
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