Equality & Diversity
Resources and information for Scotland's diverse communities.
Face covering exemptions
Disability Equality Scotland has produced guidance regarding face covering exceptions, including a printable exemption card.
Ethnic Minority National Resilience Network
BEMIS Scotland has put a number of community support initiatives in place during the current Coronavirus outbreak, including a dedicated online registration hub and peer-to-peer support.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Framework to support gypsy/traveller communities
A framework to help local authorities and their partners, including the NHS and the third sector, in decision-making in their local response to COVID-19 in relation to Gypsy/Travellers.
A brand new website full of information and advice for young Scots linked to running away and related issues including information on staying safe during COVID-19.
Fife Centre for Equalities
A list of local, national and a range of accessible materials and information in regards to the coronavirus or COVID-19. This covers nation-wide updates, local updates in regards to support, number of cases.
Fife Centre for Equalities coronavirus survey
Survey to raise concerns or highlight barriers to support because of different protected characteristics during COVID-19 outbreak. This is an ongoing survey and responses are being monitored as they come in.
British Deaf Association
BDA is continuing to support the deaf community by providing COVID-19 information and updates in accessible formats.
Action against inequality
A new expert group will work with the Scottish Government to provide a clearer picture of the impact on minority ethnic communities of coronavirus (COVID-19).