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Equality and inclusion is central to everything we do at Tower Hamlets Homes.

Equality information

The Equality Act 2010 requires Tower Hamlets Homes to meet certain statutory duties. The purpose of the statutory duty is to assist public bodies to tackle persistent and long-standing issues of disadvantage.

In line with the Equality Act 2010, we work to:

  • End unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Equality Act
  • Advance equality of opportunity between people
  • Foster good relations between people

The Equality Act covers the following nine protected characteristics:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Pregnancy and maternity 
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • Marriage and civil partnership