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Anne Frank Trust UK

Draws upon the life story of Anne Frank to help teach and promote tolerance in the UK today. Includes information on educational resources, community initiatives and exhibitions.

The Armageddon Conspiracy

Offering information about the alleged Illuminati conspiracy and the new world order.

Campaign for Adventure

Promotes a healthy spirit of adventure and campaigns against the tendency, particularly of government, to encourage people to avoid all risks. Includes campaign highlights, news and ambitions.

Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom

Campaigns for press and broadcasting freedom in UK, with details of current campaigns and archives of stories.

Carnegie UK Trust

Supports investigations into major issues which are impacting upon the lives of people.

The Census Campaign

Campaign run by the Humanist Association urging people of no faith to tick the "no religion" box on the 2011 census, arguing that the phrasing of the question leads to an artificially high figure of Christians in the UK being reported.

Clinic for Boundaries Studies

Provides support services for people who feel they have been harmed by a professional in a position of trust - this might be through inappropriate sexual behaviour, confidentiality breach, financial exploitation or any other breach of professional boundaries.

Count Me Out

Opposes the arms company Lockheed Martin’s involvement in the 2011 census. Includes resources and information on how to get involved with the campaign.

Diverse Cymru

A unique Welsh charity committed to supporting people faced with inequality and discrimination because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Equality Advisory & Support Service

An official body with key responsibilities in providing advice and guidance on rights, responsibilities and good practice, based on equality law and human rights, in particular to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine "protected" grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.

Ethical Census

Campaigns against the involvement in the 2011 Scottish census of CACI Ltd, a US defence contractor implicated in unethical interrogation techniques in Abu Ghraib.

FairFuelUK Campaign

Campaigns to convince the Government to stop over taxing fuel for the UK motorist and road freight industry and to help the economy. https://www.facebook.com/FairFuelUK FairFuelUK

Fake Charities

Provides a list charities and reasons to suspect them.

I Value The Arts

A public engagement campaign to protect and preserve community arts led by The National Campaign for the Arts; includes campaign materials, petition, news, and contacts.

Kindness Scotland

Part of the World Kindness Movement; includes information on success stories and on the work of this organisation.

Leap - Confronting Conflict

Promote understanding of the causes and consequences of youth conflict and aims to prevent conflict escalating into violence. Includes case studies and details of regional centres.

The Libel Reform Campaign

A campaign to reform the libel laws of England and Wales. Includes a report assessing the impact of English libel law on freedom of expression in the UK and internationally, a petition, news, and a portfolio of significant legal cases.

Liberty League

National network to support students, student groups and young people committed to furthering the ideas of liberty. https://www.facebook.com/libertyleague libleague

National Fly-tipping Prevention Group

A group of organisations working together to tackle fly-tipping.

Noise Abatement Society

Details about the campaigns of this anti-noise advocacy organisation, with featured articles and allows the submission of complaints for action.

Noise Action Week

An organisation which promotes practical solutions to everyday noise problems; includes downloadable resources and events.

Not Buying It

Group that raises awareness of the harm of the porn and sex trade and campaigns for change. https://www.facebook.com/NONotBuyingIt/ not_buyingit

Ombudsman Watchers

Campaigns for the radical reform or abolishment of public services and local government ombudsmen.

Parity

Promotes and protects the equal rights of men and women to the enjoyment of all civil, political, economic social and cultural rights under the law.

People and Planet

Student network campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment.

Pink Stinks

Undertakes small, focused campaigns to counteract a drip-drip of sexism from the media and companies marketing to young girls. Includes articles on positive role models and news of successful campaign results so far.

Rightsnet

Provides access to up to date welfare rights and social welfare law information.

Sch News

Comprehensive database of contacts and informative sites about current issues and activism.

Scientists for Global Responsibility

A membership organisation of scientists, engineers, IT professionals, and architects formed to promote science and technology that contributes to peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability. Includes details of projects and issues, events, publications, and news.

Scottish Voluntary Euthanasia Society

Advocates for voluntary euthanasia and provides information on living wills.

Should Donald Trump Be Banned From Entering the UK?

Summary of a debate that took place on January 20, 2016.

Speakers Corner Trust

A registered charity which promotes free expression, public debate and active citizenship. sctforum

Spies at Work

Dedicated to resources, including links to websites, about the history of employment blacklisting, particularly, but not exclusively the activities of the Economic League in the UK.

TEDx Houses of Parliament

Event run by TED where inspirational speakers share ideas on the theme of democracy. https://www.facebook.com/TEDxHousesOfParliament TEDxHoP

Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace

Created in memory of two children killed in the IRA's 1993 bombing of Warrington; describes their work in support of non-violent conflict resolution, with resources and publications, news, and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/timparryjohnathanballfoundationforpeace/ peacecentre

Tourism Concern

Details the campaign which works with the tourism industry and communities in destination countries to reduce social and environmental problems connected to tourism.

Trafficking Culture

University of Glasgow research project which aims to produce an evidence-based picture of the contemporary global trade in looted cultural objects. culturetraffic

UK Chagos Support Association

Works to draw attention to the plight of the indigenous inhabitants of the Chagos Islands, forcibly expelled to make way for military bases. Includes news and a history of the situation. https://www.facebook.com/chagosislands/ chagosuk

UK Metric Association

Campaigns for a faster and total transition to the metric system in the UK.

WASPI - Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaign

An action group campaigning against the unfair changes to the State Pension Age imposed on women born in the 1950s.

What's The Cost of Care in Your Area?

A BBC guide to help understand the social care system for people aged 65 and over, as well as the costs involved in the UK.

Youth Fight for Jobs – Youth Fight Austerity

Campaign established in 2009 in response to the dramatic effect of the economic crisis and government cuts on young people. Since then, the organisation has continued to fight for a decent future for the 99%.

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