Understanding PSED: resources for the third sector in Wales

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First published: 11 Apr 2019

The Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) means public sector organisations must take into account the need to:

  • get rid of unlawful discrimination
  • advance equal opportunities
  • build good relations between communities

The third sector (such as charities or non-governmental organisations) can challenge public bodies in Wales if they do not comply with the PSED. 

For example, a charity working with disabled people can challenge a public body who allowed disability discrimination to happen. 

The resources on this page are designed to help third sector organisations (who work in an area relating to a protected characteristic) to challenge the public sector where appropriate – to help make Wales a fairer place.

A British Sign Language summary of this report can be found on our YouTube channel. 

To accompany this publication there are a set of resources that can be accessed via our Dropbox. 

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