This page provides basic information about a selection of organisations working in the field of discrimination law and related matters. Wherever possible, the description of the organisation is taken from their own website.
adviceUKhttp://www.adviceuk.org.uk/adviceUK is the largest UK network of advice-providing organisations. Please note that we do not give advice ourselves. If you are seeking advice, please click the Get Advice link for contact details of advice giving agencies.
Age Positivehttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-work-pensions/series/age-positiveThe Age Positive campaign promotes the benefits of employing a mixed-age workforce that includes older and younger people. We encourage employers to make decisions about recruitment, training and retention that do not discriminate against someone because of their age. We use publications, research, press, events and awards initiatives to get the message across - and to help employers comply with legislation to outlaw age discrimination in employment.
Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trusthttp://www.racearchive.org.uk/The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust was created in 2001. It grew out of the work of the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre, founded in Manchester in 1999. The Trust aims to work with educators to foster an anti-racist educational culture.
Black Information Networkhttp://www.blink.org.uk/The Black Information Link – Blink is the formal mouthpiece and news portal run by The 1990 Trust that aims to give a voice to Black’s, Asians and Minority Ethnic communities. It is a needs-led premium initiative of the 1990 Trust and launched with the key purpose of being a conduit for articulating and conveying the views of marginalized communities within the UK and beyond.
Campaign Against Racism and Fascismhttp://www.carf.org.uk/Until 2003, CARF was Britain's only independent anti-racist magazine, documenting resistance against racism - from black and refugee organisations, monitoring groups, anti-deportation campaigns, football fans, and much more.
The CARF group now supports the work of the IRR news network.
Crosspointhttp://www.magenta.nl/crosspoint/index.htmlThe Crosspoint is the Net's biggest collection of links in the field of of Human Rights, Anti-Racism, Refugees, Women's rights, Antifascism, Shoah, etc.. Also we list links to Jewish organizations, Migrant organizations and others.
Disability Law Servicewww.dls.org.uk/advicelineYou can apply for free Legal Help with the form and guidance notes that are available on the DLS website. A completed form will speed up the legal process and may lead to finding a solution to your issue more promptly.
Disability Rights UKhttp://disabilityrightsuk.org/Disability Rights UK works to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens. Disability Rights UK was formed through a unification of Disability Alliance, Radar and National Centre for Independent Living on 1 January 2012.
Employment Lawyers Associationhttp://www.elaweb.org.uk/We are a national membership association of over 5,000 lawyers who specialise in employment law. We exist to service the needs of our members. Our diverse membership services include high quality training, commentary, analysis and up-dates on employment law developments, representing the interests of our members by responding to consultations on new employment legislation.
Equality and Diversity Forumhttp://www.edf.org.uk/The Forum was established in January 2002 to promote dialogue and understanding across the separate equality ‘strands’, and to ensure that policy debate on proposals for discrimination legislation and a single equality body recognises the cross-cutting nature of equality issues.
Institute of Race Relationshttp://www.irr.org.uk/The IRR is at the cutting edge of the research and analysis that inform the struggle for racial justice in Britain, Europe and internationally. It seeks to reflect the experiences of those who suffer racial oppression and draws its perspectives from the most vulnerable in society.
Stonewallhttp://www.stonewall.org.uk/Stonewall works to achieve equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexual people. It does this through working on: policy development; cultural and attitudinal change; lobbying for legal change; providing information, and offering good practice design and advice.
Unite Against Fascismhttp://www.uaf.org.uk/Unite Against Fascism is a national campaign with the aim of alerting British society to the rising threat of the extreme right, in particular the British National Party (BNP), gaining an electoral foothold in this country.