Useful Links

British Wheelchair Sport Women sport and Fitness Foundation

www.wsff.org.uk

The womens sport and fitness foundation (WSFF) is a charity that campaigns to make physical activity an integral part of life for women and girls. To increase the health, fitness and well-being of women and girls by making physical activity an integral part of their lives, where physical activity is defined as sport and exercise.

Sporting Equals

www.sportingequals.com

Sporting equals exists to eradicate racial discrimination in sport, and is the only organisation in the UK to do so. Sporting Equals inform, influence and inspire in order to creat an environment in which

Sporting Equals exists to eradicate racial discrimination in sport, and is the only organisation in the UK to do so Sporting equals inform, influence and inspire in order to create an environment in which ethnic minorities can influence and participate in all aspects of sport, the governors and providers of sport recognise and value a fully integrated and inclusive society, cultural diversity is recognised and celebrated.

Stonewall

www.stonewall.org.uk

Stonewall is renowned for its campaigning and lobbying for the rights of LGB people and to end discrimination and attacks on LGB people. Stonewall also works with a whole range of agencies to address the needs of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals in the wider community.

English Federation of Disability Sports (EFDS)

www.efds.co.uk

Is the national body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England. EFDS work with the following five National Disability Sport Organisations recognised by Sport England to develop sporting opportunities for the 11 million disabled people in England.

Commissions for Equality and Human Rights (CEHR)

www.equalityhumanrights.com

Champions equality and human rights for all, working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.

Action for Blind People

www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk

Action for Blind People including Actionaires Multi sports clubs for children and young people

British Asian Rugby Association (BARA)

www.bararugby.com

The rugby world is looking at ways of increasing the growth of rugby and one of the ways the British Asian Rugby Association (BARA) wants to contribute is by encouraging and supporting more people from the South Asian communities living in the UK & Ireland and abroad, to be given the opportunities at all levels.

British Amputees and Les Autres Sports Association

The British Amputee and Les Autres Sports Associat, 63 High Street, Loscoe, Heanor, DE75 7LG, United Kingdom Tel: 017737159847 Email: balasaoffice@aol.com

British Blind Sports

British Paralympics

www.paralympics.org.uk

The British Paralympic association (BPA) is a registered charity which is responsible for selecting, preparing, entering funding and managing Britain’s teams at the Paralympic games and the Paralympic winter games.

Child Protection in Sport (CPSU)

www.thecpsu.org.uk

The CPSU's mission is to safeguard the welfare of children and young people under 18 in sport and to promote their well-being.

Equality Standard

www.equalitystandard.org

The Equality Standard for Sport (The Standard) is a framework and vehicle for widening access and increasing the participation and involvement in sport and physical activity from under represented individuals, groups and communities, especially women and girls, ethnic minority groups and disabled people. It will assist sports organisations in developing equality-proofed policies, structures and processes and will allow for performance to be assessed, ensuring continuous improvement in equality.

Equality Standard for Sport newsletter – If you would like to subscribe to this very informative newsletter then email: roger@vagaassociates.com

Interfaith network of the UK

www.interfaith.org.uk

The Inter Faith Network for the UK was founded in 1987 to promote good relations between people of different faiths in this country.  Its member organisations include representative bodies from the Baha'i; Buddhist; Christian; Hindu; Jain; Jewish; Muslim; Sikh; and Zoroastrian communities; national and local inter faith bodies; and academic institutions and educational bodies concerned with inter faith issues.

Mencap Sport

Pride Sports

www.pridesports.org - www.pridegames.org

Pride Sports is a dynamic entrepreneurial community driven organisation, with a focus on annual LGBT multi-sports events and year round enabling support, primarily for for increasing participation in sporting activity by lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, trans people and the wider community.

The National Youth Agency

The National Youth Agency has developed a website for young people signpoting for information on a range of subjects, including a section on sports: http://www.youthinformation.com/Templates/Internal.asp?NodeID=91077

UK Deaf Sport

www.ukdeafsport.org.uk

Aims to encourage deaf people to participate, to enjoy and to excel at sport. Information on Deaf sporting events throughout the UK.

Wheelpower

www.wheelpower.org.uk

British Wheelchair Sport

Youth Sport Trust

www.youthsport.net

The Youth Sport Trust is a registered charity established in 1994 to build a brighter future for young people in sport. They aim to develop and implement, in close partnership with other organisations, quality physical education (PE) and sport programmes for all young people aged 18 months to 18 years in schools and in the community.