Equity Policy Statement
Ashcombe Volleyball Club is committed to ensuring that equity is incorporated across all aspects of its development. In doing so we acknowledge and adopt the following Volleyball England definition of sports equity:
Volleyball England supports the principle of equal opportunities for all participants, members, representatives and employees whilst working for, or on behalf of the VE. It opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, colour, race nationality, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, sexuality, or unrelated criminal convictions or disability.
The club respects the rights, dignity and worth of every person and will treat everyone equally within the context of their sport, regardless of age, ability, gender, race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexuality or social/economic status.
The club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy volleyball in an environment free from the threat of intimidation, harassment and abuse
All club members have a responsibility to oppose discriminatory behaviour and promote equality of opportunity.
The club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously, according to club disciplinary procedures.