Bail for Immigration Detainees
Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is an independent charity that exists to: improve access to bail for all immigration detainees;lobby for detention to be subject to regular, independent and automatic judicial review; work towards an end to arbitrary detention in the UK; and end the detention of families with children.
Subjects: Race/ethnicity, Human rights
The Bar Council is the regulatory and representational body for barristers in practice in England and Wales and the total membership is over 15,000. Regulatory work is conducted through a semi-independent arm called the Bar Standards Board. The Bar Council is subject to race, gender and disability public dutiesand both the Bar Council and Bar Standards Board have committees that develop equality policy and monitor progress.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity, All
Basic Educational Guidance In Nottinghamshire
Basic Education Guidance in Nottinghamshire (begin) is the central information point for advice on adult Basic Skills in Nottinghamshire. It offers adults free, confidential impartial advice about local literacy, numeracy & ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes. The Service has the Matrix Quality Mark for advice work & currently helps over 4000 people a year to find the right learning opportunities. begin also supports over 300 organisations & community groups that wish to address local Skills for Life issues.
Basildon Disability Equality Forum
Basildon Disablity Equality Forum is an organisation that champions the rights of Disabled People by empowering them to make a difference.
Subjects: Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity, All, Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity
BECON (Black Minority Ethnic Community Organisations Network) is a region wide organisation for the Black Minority Ethnic (BME) voluntary and community sector in the North East of England
Bedford Race Equality Council
Bedford Race Equality Council is a organisation which seeks to further race equality in the Bedfordshire area, and offers many services, including advice, support and casework.
Subjects: Race/ethnicity, All
Berkshire Older Lesbian & Gay Forum
Berkshire Older Lesbian & Gay Forum campaigns on behalf of older (50+) LGBT people, organises social events and works with statutory and voluntary organisations to support older LGBT people.
Subjects: Age, Sexual orientation, Gender identity
The Bevan Foundation is a think tank concerned with social justice in Wales. It undertakes research, organises conferences and seminars, and publishes reports and a journal. It is an independent charity, funded by membership subscriptions and grants.
Bexley Care Trust
Birmingham & Solihull Women's Aid
Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid believes that domestic violence is a violation of human rights and will work to ensure that women and children have the right to live free from violence, abuse and fear. We provide support services, both within refuge accommodation and in the community, and training and education for professionals and the public.
Birmingham & Solihull Connexions helps young people get into work, training or education.
The Bisexual Index is a collaborative network of activists and other UK bisexuals, working together for a change in the way people view bisexuality and bisexuals.
Subjects: Sexual orientation
Black Environment Network
BEN works for full ethnic participation in the built and natural environment. BEN uses the word ‘black’, symbolically recognising that the black communities are the most visible of all ethnic communities. We work with black, white, and other ethnic communities.
Subjects: Human rights, Race/ethnicity
BME Community Services
BMECS is established to address the gap in services for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities. Our main aim is to support the establishment of ethnic minority self-help community groups and to support individuals and families in addressing their needs to help reduce marginalisation, inequalities and isolation in West Sussex.
Subjects: Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights
Board of Deputies of British Jews
The Board of Deputies spans the complete life of the Jewish Community in Britain - its development, its needs and aspirations and above all, its security. For over 240 years its purpose has been to protect, support and defend the interests, religious rights and customs of Jews in the United Kingdom and to promote the development of the Jewish community in Britain.
Subjects: Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief
Bonny Downs Community Association
Bonny Downs Community Association (BDCA) aims are to: create and support a range of activities and events to promote well being and healthy living; develop the provision of advice support and counselling services; create and support a range of activities and provision to improve the health and well being of elders and their carers; raise levels of expectation, ability and confidence through supporting and creating a broad range of education, training and volunteer experience; and develop and support activities and events that promote the well being and development of children, young people and families.
Bradford & District Community Empowerment Network Limited
As an organisation, we offer support and training for individuals who want to engage in community advocacy and public decision making, and promote the benefits of getting involved in groups and networks. We support groups by providing small grants, linking groups to networks and encourage them to share information and good practice. We work with existing networks and get actively involved in the development of new ones.
Bradford Community and Voluntary Service
Bradford Community & Voluntary Service (formerly Bradford Council for Voluntary Service) is an umbrella body for voluntary organisations in Bradford. Our role is to develop, support, promote and represent the interests of the voluntary and community sector.
b:RAP is an organisation trying to make a sustainable difference by working with others to increase their understanding of how to improve their practice in ways that reduce inequality.
The Brigstowe Project is a well-established, Bristol-based charity for people living with or affected by HIV or AIDS. We provide floating support, advice and information, and we manage 14 properties in Bristol for HIV+ people with support needs.
British Afghan Women's Society
The British Afghan Women's Society is a charity organisation designed to provide support to Afghan and other refugee women and children who need support and encouragement in order to be able to integrate into the British Society.
The British Council is the UK's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We connect people worldwide through learning and sharing experiences, to build mutually beneficial relationships between the UK and other countries.
British Humanist Association
The BHA is the largest organisation in the UK supporting and representing the non-religious and campaigning for a secular society.
Subjects: Religion or belief
British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR)
The BIHR is an independent charity based in London which raises awareness and understanding about the importance of human rights. It works for some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable communities in the UK, seeking to ensure that the principles of equality, dignity and respect are incorporated into practice and policy at all levels of public service.
Subjects: Human rights
British Muslims for Secular Democracy
bmsd aims to:
Raise awareness within British Muslims and the wider public, of democracy particularly ‘secular democracy’ helping to contribute to a shared vision of citizenship (the separation of faith and state, so faiths exert no undue influence on policies and there is a shared public space).
Encourage religious understanding and harmony, respect for different systems of beliefs, and encourage an understanding and celebration of the variety of Muslim cultures, values and traditions which are present in British society.
Subjects: Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief
British Red Cross Society
We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.
Subjects: All, Other
British Stammering Association
The British Stammering Association is a national charity providing information and support on stammering, also known as stuttering. Its main activities are the provision of information and support through its website and helpline, and campaigning for Early Intervention for pre-school children.
Subjects: Disability, Human rights
Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experiencing domestic violence, via our National helpline 08452 60 44 60.
Subjects: Sexual orientation
Bulgarian Helsinki Committee
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) is an independent non-governmental organisation for the protection of human rights. Established in 1992, the organisation has a strong focus on discrimination and the rights of minority groups, as well as protection from torture and ill-treatment, freedom of expression and association, and criminal justice. BHC's activities comprise of systematic monitoring, strategic international and domestic litigation, human rights reporting, and advocacy, including legislative reform.
Subjects: Human rights
Business Disability Forum
The Employers’ Forum on Disability is the authoritative employers’ voice on disability as it affects business. Its members represent over 380 major organisations that currently employ more than 20 per cent of the UK workforce. The Forum works closely with disabled people, government and other stakeholders, sharing best practice to make it easier to employ disabled people and serve disabled customers.”
Subjects: Disability, Employment
Business in the Community
Business in the Community is a unique movement of over 700 of the UK's top companies committed to improving their positive impact on society.
Subjects: Equality general