The Odysseus Trust seeks to promote good governance in the interests of the governed, based upon plural democratic values, public accountability and the effective protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms. The Trust supports the activities of Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC in his work as a member of the House of Lords.
Subjects: Human rights
Office for Disability Issues
The Office for Disability Issues is the centre of disability expertise across government. Our mission is that by 2025, disabled people should have the same opportunities and choices as non-disabled people, and be respected and included as equal members of society. We work across government to promote a joined up approach, seeking involvement of disabled people, promoting human rights and communicating what the Government is doing.
Office of the Children's Commissioner for England
Subjects: Age, Age – young people
We inspect and regulate to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages. The new Ofsted brings together the wide experience of four inspectorates to make a greater difference for every child, and for all young people and adult learners, in England. Their educational, economic and social well-being will promote our success as a country.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity, All
Older People's Advocacy Alliance (OPAAL) UK
To promote independent advocacy with older people at local, regional and national levels.
One Housing Group
One Housing creates homes for people who struggle to afford a place to live, as well as providing care and support to people and helping people to get work. It funds itself by buying and selling homes on the open market.
Subjects: Disability, Housing, Poverty/social exclusion
Open Rights Group
The digital age is transforming society: bringing us greater democracy, transparency and new creative possibilities. When these freedoms are under attack, the Open Rights Group is there to defend them. Founded in 2005 by 1,000 digital activists, ORG has become the UK’s leading voice defending freedom of expression, privacy, innovation, consumer rights and creativity on the net.
Subjects: Human rights
Opportunity Now is a membership organisation representing employers who want to transform the workplace by ensuring inclusiveness for women. It works to build and communicate the business case for this, to share and inspire best practice and to give employers the tools to drive change.
Oval House Theatre
Oval House Theatre is a vital component of the arts audience infrastructure in the UK. We source and support bright new talent, develop excluded communites and link south London to key national and international networks.
Oxfam International is a confederation of 13 organizations working together with over 3,000 partners in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice.
Subjects: Human rights, Poverty/social exclusion