Discrimination, bullying & harassment

Advice, guidance and support for those effected by bullying, harassment and discrimination. Information on how it may affect your wellbeing both emotionally and physically. 

Citizen’s Advice – Discrimination

Advice, guidance and support for those facing discrimination, what it can look like and how to reach out for further support. 


How Racism can affect your mental health

Discrimination can take a serious toll on your mental health. Look out for these symptoms.


How Racism Makes us Sick – David R. Williams

Why does race matter so profoundly for health? David R. Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination on well-being, going beyond traditional measures like income and education to reveal how factors like implicit bias, residential segregation and negative stereotypes create and sustain inequality. In this eye-opening talk, Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system — and offers hopeful examples of programs across the US that are working to dismantle discrimination

Police and Crime – Hate Crime

It is widely acknowledged by criminal justice agencies across the country that hate crime is underreported by victims – often because they are unaware that they have experienced a hate crime, or because they are unaware of their rights and the support available to them.


Independent Age – Support

We’re here to challenge ageism and discrimination and tackle the inequalities that exist in older age. We will focus our resources on the critical areas of health and careloneliness and poverty and concentrate our efforts where we will have the greatest impact and reach


Gypsy and Traveller support

Search here for specialist services for Gypsies and Travellers around the country.


Restorative Justice

If you’ve witnessed or been the victim of crime, it’s natural to feel a little overwhelmed. But help and support is available to get you back on your feet and guide you through the investigation process.

Here, you’ll find the guidelines we follow to make sure we’re offering the best possible care, and where you can turn for further support

Support for victims and witnesses of crime | Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary

Hampshire CVS – equality support

The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. It brought together many pieces of legislation into one single Act providing a legal framework to protect the rights of individuals and advance equality of opportunity for all. It protects individuals from discrimination and unfair treatment and promotes a fair and more equal society. The Act protects individuals from being discriminated against, and identifies types of discrimination that individuals are protected from.

Supporting Equality – Hampshire CVS Network

Aurora New Dawn

Aurora New Dawn is a feminist led charity dedicated to ending violence against women and children, and hidden violence. Since 2011, Aurora New Dawn has offered safety, support, advocacy, and empowerment to survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence and stalking. We offer a variety of services and are involved in supporting feminist campaigns to end male violence against women.

Aurora About Aurora Support | Portsmouth & Hampshire | Aurora New Dawn (aurorand.org.uk)

The impact of racial discrimination on health and wellbeing
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