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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Equality of opportunity is a basic human right and Durham FA actively opposes all forms of discrimination.

Durham County FA recognises that individuals and communities may experience unlawful discrimination on the grounds of their sex, age, disability, ethnicity (including nationality and race), gender-reassignment, sexual orientation, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership status (from Equality Act 2010). Individuals, families and communities may also encounter socio-economic challenges which can affect participation.

We celebrate diversity within society and across our region and will continue to work to promote and reflect that diversity within Durham County FA structures and activities is at the forefront. Durham County FA Board, Staff and members are committed to increasing opportunity for all and increasing the involvement of all diverse communities, at all levels of grassroots football, by taking positive steps to address any barriers. It is essential for equality and inclusion to be reflected with our project planning, organisation and delivery to provide opportunities and increase participation. 

We will continue to challenge discrimination of all kinds across grassroots football to make the game ‘For All’. Every participant has the right to play the game with confidence and without prejudice, regardless of ability and background.  

Durham County FA will investigate all reports of discriminatory language and/or behaviour across our football community. If you wish to make a complaint with regard to discrimination contact in the first instance email;

You can also report discrimination to the below email or you can click here to find our reporting discrimination form. 



Football Development Manager.

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