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ERG signs Disability Federation MOU: ‘disability is a majority issue – just look at our own families”
‘It’s been a real pleasure to see how not only disability groups but other NGOs within our community are responding positively to the Gibraltar Disability Rights Federation (GDRF),’ Atrish Sanchez, Federation Chair explained today in a stat
Posted on 31 August 2021
ERG asks ‘Does Gibraltar still have a sexual health clinic?’
‘Does Gibraltar still have a Sexual Health Clinic?’ Equality Rights Group (ERG) has asked today in a communiqué to the media.
Posted on 8 August 2021
ERG warns of increasingly worrying trend
‘Equality Rights Group (ERG) congratulates the Parliamentary Opposition for walking out as a block on what in our view can only be characterised as anti-democratic behaviour by Government,’ the Group has stated in a press statement today.
Posted on 30 July 2021
AOP are guests on the lunchtime Ros Astengo Live show: watch!
ACTION ON POVERTY are guests on the lunchtime Ros Astengo Live programme on GBC. Ros questions spokespeople Lyana Armstrong-Emery and Felix Alvarez about AOP and its concerns for poverty and social exclusion on the Rock.
Posted on 26 July 2021
‘6500 people at risk of Poverty and social exclusion in Gibraltar,’ says Action on Poverty (AOP)
‘Action on Poverty (AOP) is seriously concerned at the underlying and growing percentage at risk of poverty and social exclusion (known as ‘AROPE’) which is increasing in sectors of our population in Gibraltar,’ a statement from the organ
Posted on 26 July 2021
‘A Budget to bury the poor,’ says Action on Poverty
‘The Budget Speech on Tuesday was nothing short of brazen,’ an Action on Poverty (AOP) spokesman was quoted as saying in reaction to the Chief Minister’s interventions in parliament. ‘It didn’t work.
Posted on 21 July 2021
ERG ‘fully supports and welcomes’ new Disability Federation
‘Equality Rights Group wholeheartedly supports and welcomes the founding of the Gibraltar Disability Rights Federation. Our backing for the core aim of full ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is solid.
Posted on 19 July 2021
ERG pays tribute to ‘decisive voices’ and welcomes new committee
In a joint communique between Equality Rights Group (ERG) Chair, Felix Alvarez, and Charles Trico, Secretary, the group welcomed ‘new LGBT voices’.
Posted on 13 July 2021
The price of equality? A cautionary note.
Opinion article by Felix Alvarez published by the Gibraltar Chronicle on Monday, 12 July 2021. You went to a gay-friendly place for a drink. There were rainbow flags, there was a fun ambience. You danced. You felt free.
Posted on 11 July 2021
ERG presents official diversity flag to Chief Minister
‘There are many generic ‘rainbow’ flags; and then there’s our very own official Gibraltar-specific LGBT+ Diversity Flag. And it has an interesting history,’ a Spokesperson for the group explained.
Posted on 27 June 2021