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Court of Appeal hold that segregation of sexes in mixed sex school constitutes sex discrimination

Related Member(s):
Helen Mountfield QC, Sarah Hannett, Dan Squires QC, Karon Monaghan QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Discrimination and Equality

The Court of Appeal today upheld Ofsted’s determination that the segregation of children by sex, in a mixed sex school, constituted sex discrimination.

Helen Mountfield QC and Sarah Hannett acted for Ofsted, Dan Squires QC acted for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, and Karon Monaghan QC and Aileen McColgan acted for Southall Black Sisters.

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