Equity policy statement

Hambledon Cricket Club is committed to ensuring that equity is incorporated across all aspects of its development. In doing so it acknowledges and adopts the following ECB definition of sports equity:

  • Sports equity is about fairness in sport, equality of access, recognising inequalities and taking steps to address them. It is about changing the culture and structure of sport to ensure it becomes equally accessible to everyone in society
  • Hambledon Cricket Club respects the rights, dignity and worth of every person and will treat everyone equally within the context of cricket, regardless of age, ability, gender, race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexuality or social/economic status
  • Hambledon Cricket Club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their sport 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
  • Hambledon Cricket Club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously, according to club disciplinary procedures