Ali is an Iraqi asylum seeker and gay rights activist facing death threats for his work. In this Untold Stories film he talks about escaping Iraq but how he still faces persecution in the UK.
In this film Vicky Botton, Chair of the East Notts Travellers Association describes her experience of discrimination and violence against gypsies in the UK.
10 December is International Human Rights Day, which marks the anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.
9 December is Genocide Prevention Day, marking the anniversary of the UN Genocide Convention.
The International Day of Disabled Persons, established by the United Nations, aims to promote the rights and wellbeing of persons with disabilities.
Inter Faith Week takes place every November, highlighting inter faith work which takes place across the UK and encouraging people to celebrate diversity and commonality.
National Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place in October every year, and is an opportunity to raise awareness of what hate crime is and stand by those affected by it.
Every year on National Poetry Day, people across the UK celebrate, discover and share poems.
Black History Month takes place in October every year and promotes understanding of black cultural history and legacy as well as celebrating the contributions of black people to British society.
12 August marks the annual United Nations’ International Youth Day. This day is an opportunity for governments and others to draw attention to youth issues worldwide.