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Harwich and Parkeston FC founded in 1877

Essex & Suffolk Border League ........ Colchester & District youth

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Equality Policy

Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club

Equality Policy

The aim of this policy is to ensure that everyone is treated fairly and with respect and that Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club is equally accessible to them all.

Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club is responsiblefor setting standards and values to apply throughout the Club at every level. Football belongs to and should be enjoyed by, anyone who wants to participate in it.

Our commitment is to confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin,colour, religion or belief, ability or disability and to encourage equal opportunities.

This policy is fully supported by the Club Officers who are responsible for implementation of this policy.

Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club, in all its activities will not discriminate, or in any way treat anyone less favourably on grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or belief, ability or disability. It means that Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club will ensure that it treats people fairly and with respect and that it will provide access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in, and enjoy, its activities.

Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club will not tolerate harrasment, bullying, abuse or victimisation of an individual, which for the purpose of this policy and the actions and sanction applicable is regarded as discimination. This includes sexual or racially bassed harrasment or other discriminatory behaviour, whether physical or verbal.

Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club  will work to ensure that such behaviour is met with appropriate action in whatever context it occurs.

Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club  is committed to taking positive action where inequalities exists and to the development of a programme of ongoing training and awareness raising events and activities in order to promote the eradication of discrimination and promote equality in football.

Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club  is committed to a policy of equal treatment of all membersand requires all members to abide and adhere to these policies and the requirements of the relavent equalities legislation- Race Relations Act 1976, Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as well as any amendments to these acts and any new legislation.

Harwich _ Parkeston Youth Football Club committs itself to the immediate investigation of any claims when brought to its attention, of discrimination on the above grounds and where such is found to be the case, a requirement that the practice atop and sanctions are imposed as appropriate.

Article date: 27 August 2011


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