People are being racist – what can i do?
There are a number of great websites which can help you learn more about racism and xenophobia and what to do about them.
Report incitement to racial hatred content hosted in the UK to the Internet Watch Foundation at www.iwf.org.uk
Law Centres provide an independent legal advice and representation service. They employ specialists in areas of ‘social welfare’ law and help individuals and local groups with problems.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission is a statutory body established under the Equality Act 2006. It is the independent advocate for equality and human rights in Britain. It aims to reduce inequality, eliminate discrimination, strengthen good relations between people, and promote and protect human rights. The Commission enforces equality legislation on age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status, and encourage compliance with the Human Rights Act and international treaties.
Muslim youth is a helpline for young Muslims; you can contact them at www.myh.org.uk
A great website is http://www.bullying.co.uk it explores issues around bullying and racism.
www.coastkid.org A useful site about bullying/racsim
If you just need someone to talk to in confidence, call Childline for free, on 0800 1111.
If you are being bullied and you feel you can no longer cope, you can ring the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90 or email firstname.lastname@example.org