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Monkeypox: what you need to know

Please keep yourself and others healthy this summer by being aware of the facts about Monkeypox and how it is spread. Monkeypox is a rare viral infection. Recently, there have been a number of cases in the UK, Europe and…

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Election 2022: manifesto dialogue

The 2022 election is going to see significant change in how our Government is elected and formed. Liberate has put together and circulated a ‘manifesto dialogue’ that shares some of Liberate’s current concerns with our next potential States Members in order that they will think about our points and respond to some or all of them in their manifestos.

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Response to Common Population Policy Review

As a charity concerned with diversity, inclusion and equality, our interest in the Review is focused on how immigrants are treated on arrival in Jersey. The Migration Control Policy (Section 8 – Migrants’ rights) makes it clear that more work…

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Response to Hospital Planning Application

Drawing: architect's impression of new hospital entrance

The new hospital plans were submitted to the Planning Department on 30 November 2021. From the perspective of disabled access, we were disappointed by a number of aspects of the plans and have responded to the request for public comments.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021

Over the last year, Liberate’s team of auditors that includes people with various disabilities has undertaken more than 60 accessibility audits of premises for clients.

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Response to Scrutiny Review of Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Do you think statutory measures should be introduced in Jersey for gender pay gap reporting? The UK will implement mandatory gender pay gap reporting on 5 October. It has been voluntary up to now. In June 2021 the FT reported…

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Pride 2021

Photo: CI Pride Live title screen

When CI Pride 2021 was hit by COVID-19 we took it online. Could we pull off the Channel Islands first live-streamed pan-island concert in a month? Of course, we could!

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Live CI Pride pan-Island concert

Photo: Pride crowd taken from the stage

The organisers of Channel Islands Pride are making history this Saturday 21 August as they stream the first live concert held across both Jersey and Guernsey, as part of the Islands’ joint pride celebrations.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020

Photo: the public entrance of the States Chamber in Jersey

Jersey’s public buildings are being independently assessed to determine how suitable they are for people with disabilities to access.

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020

Poster: stop hate U K, hate doesn't belong here

This year’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week will take place from 10– 17 October 2020. Jersey is a multi-cultural island and whilst some celebrate this rich diversity, others can directly or indirectly affect people’s enjoyment of life by acting on…

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