The raTrust provides education to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and other STIs. We concentrate on those who might engage in high-risk sexual activity, as well as offering support to HIV-positive people. We promote the rights of sex workers believing that they should be able to work safely and receive high-quality health and social services in an environment of confidentiality, without discrimination. We want to reach out to women trapped in sex work, supporting them to break free and build new lives. We will also make sure that workers who stay in the sex trade can access condoms and support at any stage of their lives
Subjects: Education, Gender, Health, Human rights, Multiple discrimination, Sexual orientation, Violence/hate crime, Other
Race On The Agenda
Race on the Agenda (ROTA) is a social policy think tank that has been active since 1986. It works with London’s Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities towards achieving social justice by the elimination of discrimination and promotion of human rights, diversity and equality of opportunity.
The Rainbow Project aims to promote the health and well-being of gay and bisexual men in Northern Ireland through the delivery of services, lobbying, research and social policy development. The organisation was set up in 1994 and has offices in both Belfast and Londonderry.
Subjects: Sexual orientation
Regional Action and Involvement South East (RAISE) was established in 1999 in response to the growing importance of regional government and the need to ensure that voluntary/community organisations (VCOs) had the capacity and the mechanisms to influence regional policy. One of its current projects is the development of a regional equalities network for the south east.
RCT People First
RCT People First is a charity for people with learning disabilities who live in the Rhondda-Cynon-Taff Area. The main aim of RCT People First is to empower people with learning difficulties to challenge prejudice and discrimination through training education and support.
Recruitment and Employment Confederation
The REC is the representative body for the UK’s £27 billion private recruitment and staffing industry with a membership of more than 8,000 corporate members comprising agencies and businesses from all sectors and 6,000 individual members made up of recruitment consultants and other industry professionals. All members must abide by a Code of Professional Practice which includes a committment to diversity and REC runs a Diversity and Inclusion Forum.
Redbridge Equalities & Community Council
A local charity championing equalities in the London Borough of Redbridge. They provide advice and advocacy on hate crime and discrimination, outreach surgeries to vulnerable/marginalised communities, briefing papers and packs to challenge prejudice, talks to schools, community and faith groups and bridge building where there is tension between groups in the community.
Subjects: Disability, Equality general, Good relations/cohesion, Gypsies/Travellers, Multiple discrimination, Race/ethnicity, Refugees/migrants, Violence/hate crime
Refugee Action is an independent national charity that works with refugees to build new lives in the UK. We provide advice and support to asylum seekers and refugees in the North West, the Midlands, London, South West and South Central.
Refugee and Migrant Forum of East London
Refugee and Migrant Forum of East London services include: Legal and specialist advice and advocacy to asylum seekers, migrants and refugees; Capacity building for refugee community organisations; Campaigning and policy work on asylum, migration, race and equality issues.
Subjects: Gender, Race/ethnicity, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity
Refugee Assessment and Guidance Unit
Research and support for refugees and asylum seekers with high level qualifications in education, training and employment issues.
The Refugee Council is the largest organisation in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees.
Refugee Council Children's Section
The Refugee Council Children’s Section works directly with separated children and young people seeking asylum who are under the age of 18 when they enter the UK, as well as giving advice to those involved in their support. We also work with young people whose age is disputed and with trafficked children. We run social activities for young people and offer English and other classes from our Croydon office. The Children's Section has offices across England with drop-in services available. There is also a telephone and email advice service Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 5.30pm.
Subjects: Age – young people, Education, Equality general, Gender, Good relations/cohesion, Health, Housing, Human rights, Multiple discrimination, Poverty/social exclusion, Refugees/migrants, Social care
Refugee Youth is learning community with a creative method that is experiential, guided by the principals of informal education and Participatory Action Research.
Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership
REAP is an independent organisation that empowers refugees and asylum seekers to reach their full potential and rebuild their lives within the UK. We work with other agencies to provide advice and support services for refugees, asylum seekers, their communities and organisations that support them.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity, All, Other
Regional Equality and Diversity Partnership
The Regional Equality and Diversity Partnership (REDP) works collectively to promote equality across the East Midlands through policy development and organisational changes. This will be achieved by mainstreaming a focus on equality and human rights throughout the region. REDP is a partnership of voluntary sector organisations working with the public and private sector, by providing training, research, information, advice and appropriate challenge.
Relate is the UK's largest provider of relationship counselling and sex therapy. We also offer a range of other relationship support services. Relate offers a wide range of services for couples, families and individuals. We support people through all stages of their relationships and you can access our support on your own or with others, face-to-face, on the phone or on the internet.
RenéCassin uses the experience of Jewish people to promote universal human rights for all people. We campaign against discrimination, working on religious and racial discrimination, poor treatment of asylum seekers, ethnic cleansing and genocide. We also work to promote awareness of human rights in the Jewish community through education and training.
Subjects: Human rights, Race/ethnicity
Respect is the UK membership association for domestic violence perpetrator programmes and associated support services. Our vision is to end violence and abuse in intimate partner and close family relationships. Our key focus is on increasing the safety and well-being of victims by promoting, supporting, delivering and developing effective interventions with perpetrators.
Subjects: Gender, Human rights, Other
Rethink, the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.
rightsnet provides access to the most up to date welfare rights and social welfare law information on the web.
RNIB is the UK’s leading charity offering information, support and advice to over two million people with sight loss.
Roma Support Group
The Roma Support Group is a community organisation working with East European Roma refugees and migrants since 1998.
Rosetta Art Centre
The Rosetta Art Centre has been using visual art to transform lives for over 20 years. Rosetta's delivers work to bring down barriers to quality visual art education and make a positive impact on the well-being of the communities they work with, to improve the spaces and places people live and work in.
Rosetta delivers accredited and non accredited vocational courses at its base in Stratford and produces dynamic and bold participatory art projects, programmes and initiatives for the benefit of the communities in East London.
Subjects: Age – older people, Age – young people, Disability, Education, Health, Poverty/social exclusion, Social care, Other
Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom (RCN)
The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies.
Royal London Society for the Blind
The Royal London Society for the Blind exists to provide education, training and employment services that enable people who are blind or partially sighted to overcome the discrimination they face and the social exclusion and poverty many experience.
Runnymede's mandate is to promote a successful multi-ethnic Britain - a Britain where citizens and communities feel valued, enjoy equal opportunities to develop their talents, lead fulfilling lives and accept collective responsibility, all in the spirit of civic friendship, shared identity and a common sense of belonging.
Rushmoor Citizens Advice Bureau
We give free, confidential advice on most subjects from debt, benefits, housing and employment, to law, immigration and discrimination. We are independent and give advice in an unbiased way.