What we do

The Government Equalities Office (GEO) is responsible for equality strategy and legislation across government. We work to take action on the government’s commitment to remove barriers to equality and help to build a fairer society, leading on issues relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality.

GEO works with the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

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We work on these topics

  1. Equality, rights and citizenship

    The government is working to make Britain a fair, free and democratic society open to those who are willing to contribute to British life. Read more

Our policies

  1. Creating a fairer and more equal society

    Improving equality and reducing discrimination and disadvantage for all at work, in public and political life, and in people’s life chances.

  2. Promoting human rights internationally

    Promoting human rights, and political and economic freedom around the world.

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Government Equalities Office

100 Parliament Street


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