Friends, Families and Travellers: Working towards equality
We are the only national charity that works on behalf of all Gypsies, Travellers and Roma regardless of ethnicity, culture or background. We seek to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma and to protect the right to pursue a nomadic way of life. We provide advice and consultancy, promote health and wellbeing, contribute to research and policy making, deliver training and much more.
A new report released today by Friends Families and Travellers has uncovered high levels of digital exclusion in Gypsy and Traveller communities in the UK. The report authors interviewed 50 … Read more
Leading race equality and children’s rights organisations call for ministers to honour a reduced fee for children applying for ‘settled’ status
Friends, Families and Travellers has coordinated the sending of two open letters to Ministers asking for them to ensure that the proposed Settled Status application fee for 16-18 year olds … Read more
High Court judge rules in favour of Irish Traveller claimants in discrimination case against Hillingdon Council
On Friday 13th July, a High Court Judge ruled that Hillingdon Council’s Social Housing Allocation Policy was discriminatory against Travellers. In order to join the social housing register, Hillingdon Council … Read more