East Devon Citizens Advice Service
We provide advice and information to the general public on a wide range of topics - it is free, impartial, confidential and non-judgemental.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Human rights, All
East Midlands Development Agency (EMDA)
EMDA is one of the nine Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) set up by Government to promote sustainable economic development in England. Its vision is that by 2020 the East Midlands will be a flourishing region, made up of growing and innovative businesses.
East of England Development Agency (EEDA)
EEDA is one of the nine Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) set up by Government to promote sustainable economic development in England. It is the driving force behind sustainable economic growth and regeneration in the East of England.
The Employability Forum is an independent organisation that promotes the employment of refugees and the integration of migrant workers in the UK.
Employability Forum works with specialist agencies across the country, employers and government, using evidence from its network to develop practical policy recommendations.
Subjects: Employment, Race/ethnicity, Refugees/migrants, Other
Employers for Carers
Employers for carers is a new service for employers to help them retain the 1 in 7 employees in the workforce caring for a family member. Employers for carers promotes the business benefits of supporting carers, and provides advice and support for employers on carer friendly policy and practice.
Subjects: Employment, Social care
Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion
Incorporating the Employers Forum on Age and the Employers Forum on Belief, we are the UK's leading employer network covering all aspects of equality and inclusion issues in the workplace.
Subjects: Employment, All
End Abuse & Suffering Team
Enfield Voluntary Action
Enfield Voluntary Action provides services to local voluntary and community organisations in the London Borough of Enfield.
Engender is an information, research and networking organisation for women in Scotland, working with other groups locally and internationally to improve women's lives and increase their power and influence. The organisation campaigns to ensure that women and their concerns have greater visibility and equal representation at all levels of Scottish society.
English Community Care Association
The English Community Care Association (ECCA) is the largest representative body for community care in England. Working on behalf of small, medium and large providers, it speaks with a single unified voice on behalf of its members and the sector. It seeks to create an environment in which providers can continue to deliver and develop the high quality care that communities require and deserve. In order to do this, ECCA embraces the challenges for the short, medium and long term.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Human rights
Equal Lives is led by people who face disabling barriers and is dedicated to making your voice heard. We support people to empower themselves to live independent lives. Our aim is to give you the support you need to live your own life and to remove disabling barriers. We are very involved in campaigning on issues that affect you to try and influence policy decisions. We’re also here to provide support and information for the day to day tasks of living. Whether you need to employ a personal assistant, find out what benefits you’re able to receive or you need help or advice for caring for an elderly friend or relative we are here to help. We have lots of information available, so to get you started we’ve put links to some of our most popular areas below. You can also search for a keyword if you know what you’re looking for.
Equal Opportunity Commission (Western Australia)
The Equal Opportunity Commission has two major roles. The first is to encourage recognition and an understanding of the principles of equal opportunity. Laws alone do not end intolerance, prejudice and discrimination in our community - so education is a vital part of the Commission’s function.
Subjects: Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity, All, Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief
Equal Rights Trust
The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) is an independent organisation whose purpose is to combat discrimination and promote equality as a fundamental human right and a basic principle of social justice. Established as an advocacy organisation, a resource centre and a think tank, it focuses on the complex and complementary relationship between the different forms of discrimination, developing strategies for translating the principle of equality into practice.
Subjects: Equality general, Human rights
Equality & Rights Alliance
ERA is a coalition of over 130 civil society organisations (NGOs, trade unions, academics and individual activists) established in 2008 to oppose Government cuts to the statutory equality and human rights infrastructure in Ireland. ERA is a campaigning and lobbying alliance.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity, All
Equality Advisory Support Service
A national telephone helpline advising individuals on discrimination and human rights issue. We provide bespoke action plans on how to resolve an issue. We provide additional support to individuals discriminated against by a service provider. We can take ownership of the issue and write to a service provider on their behalf.We have access to a lay advocacy service for clients with mental health, learning disabilities or difficulties.Deaf or hard of hearing clients can call RAD through their web portal at www.royaldeaf.co.uk/webcam to speak to an advisor in BSL or text chat.
Equality and Diversity Forum
The Equality and Diversity Forum is a network of national organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end to discrimination based on age, disability, gender and gender identity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.
Equality and Human Rights Commission
The EHRC is working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society. The EHRC monitors compliance with equality legislation and promotes equality and human rights in Great Britain.
Subjects: Equality general, Human rights, All
The Equality Authority in Ireland is an independent body that seeks to achieve positive change in the situation and experience of those groups and individuals experiencing inequality by stimulating and supporting a commitment to equality. The organisation conducts this work within the systems and practices of key organisations and institutions; as part of the cultural values espoused by society; as a dimension to individual attitudes and actions.
Equality Britain provides avenues for employers and education providers who are committed to equality and diversity and who want actively promote that fact to people from all sections of the community.
Equality Challenge Unit
The Equality Challenge Unit promotes equality and diversity in the higher education sector, in relation to staff and students.
Subjects: Equality general
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland is an independent public body established under the Northern Ireland Act 1998. The Commission's general duties include: working towards the elimination of discrimination; promoting equality of opportunity and encouraging good practice; promoting affirmative/positive action; promoting good relations between people of different racial groups; overseeing the implementation and effectiveness of the statutory duty on public authorities; and keeping the relevant legislation under review.
The Equality Network campaigns for equality and human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Scotland.
Subjects: Sexual orientation, Gender identity
Equality Network Forum Glasgow
The Equality Networks Forum is comprised of representatives from Glasgow’s four voluntary sector equality networks and representatives from Glasgow City Council. The Networks are: Glasgow Disability Alliance, Glasgow Black and Ethnic Minority Voluntary Sector Network, Glasgow Women’s Voluntary Sector Network and the West of Scotland LGBT Forum.
Equality North East
Equality North East works towards removing the barriers to employment facing people from minority groups by providing advice, guidance, training and support as well as influencing and lobbying of policy makers.
Equality Now is an international human rights charity working to protect and promote the rights of women and girls around the world through the mobilisation of public pressure. We work with our 35,000 organisational and individual members in over 160 countries and other partners worldwide to channel advocacy for human rights for women. Our programmes cover discrimination in law; female genital mutilation; trafficking in women; and sexual violence.
Subjects: Gender, Violence/hate crime
Equality Recruitment is a job site partnered by organisations throughout the equality sector. Equality Recruitment operates under the wing of parent organisation Wise Owls, which has been operating in the field of equality employment for more than nine years. It is a not-for-profit organisation and was the first organisation to really champion the needs of the over 45’s in relation to online employment and job searching.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Gender identity
The Equality Trust is an independent, evidence based campaign working to reduce income inequality in order to improve the quality of life in the UK.
Subjects: Equality general
Equanomics UK is a 21st century initiative to transition from poverty to equality, from economic disadvantage to parity. Equanomics seeks a level playing field for all communities. Focusing on wage inequalities, international trade policies, the impact of credit, loans and debt, and the impact of poverty on social conditions such as education, employment, health and housing, Equanomics UK intends to mobilise all committed people to help us meet our long term goal of Human Rights for All, and forge a new movement and organisation for racial equality and economic justice.
Equality Bodies have been established across the Member States of the European Union to promote equality and to combat discrimination in the areas covered by the EU Equal Treatment Directives. Equinet is the recently established European network for these specialised Equality Bodies.
The Equity Partnership supports Bradford's lesbian, gay and bisexual communities in many ways. We play an active role in developing our LGB communities by supporting existing groups and helping new ones to start. We support LGB groups and individuals to have a say in the decisions taken by agencies which affect our lives and work in partnership with other voluntary and statutory agencies to ensure that local services are appropriate to the needs of LGB people.
Subjects: Sexual orientation
EREN – The English Regions Equality and Human Rights Network
The English Regions Equality and Human Rights Network (EREN) was set up in April 2008 and comprises of strategic Third Sector organisations from all 9 English regions with a broad equalities and human rights brief, and a significant membership of associate networks in the Region that they serve. EREN seeks to facilitate the engagement of influential regional equality networks in a regular dialogue with the Government Equalities Office (GEO), Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), Department of Health (DH), Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF), Capacitybuilders, National Equality Partnership (NEP), among others in order to influence and shape policy debate; collect, examine and share good practice; exchange information and intelligence; and help with delivery in the regions. For details contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ethnic Minority Foundation
The Ethnic Minority Foundation (EMF) is a national registered charity created to provide a secure base for Britain's minority ethnic communities. Since its inception in 1999, EMF has worked tirelessly to identify and meet the needs of the country's most diverse, deprived and disadvantaged individuals and groups.
European Dialogue is a British-based not for profit organisation which works with local, national and international partners to engage and support excluded communities and vulnerable minorities in their struggle to combat discrimination, racism and intolerance, and to promote democracy, human rights, social cohesion and safe communities.
European Network on Independent Living (ENIL)
The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is a European wide network of disabled people. It represents a forum intended for all disabled people, independent living organisations and their non-disabled allies on the issues of independent living and the independent living movement.
ENIL and its member organisations believe that full citizenship and human rights for disabled people will only be achieved through increasing awareness, challenging traditional services and positive debate throughout Europe and internationally.
Europa is the portal site of the European Union. It provides up-to-date coverage of European Union affairs and essential information on European integration.
European Union Fundamental Rights Agency
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is a body of the European Union (EU) established in February 2007. The objective of the Agency is to provide the relevant institutions and authorities of the Community and its member states with assistance and expertise relating to fundamental rights when implementing Community law. This supports them to fully respect fundamental rights when they take measures or formulate courses of action within their respective spheres of competence.
Subjects: Human rights
Every Disabled Child Matters
EDCM is a campaign fighting for rights and justice for disabled children. EDCM wants all disabled children and their families to have the right to the services and support they need to live ordinary lives.
Subjects: Disability, Human rights
Exeter CVS is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee which: encourages, supports and develops individuals, groups and organisations involved in voluntary action to help them work more effectively;promotes and supports new initiatives which address areas of social inclusion, economic disadvantage and community development; and works in partnership with the public and private sectors in order to help develop a more just and caring society.
Subjects: Human rights, All