In this briefing paper, the Women and Girls Network advocates for a zero-tolerance policy in UK workspaces to combat racial inequality (racism). 

The guide outlines six principles to assist organisations in developing an action strategy to end systemic racism some of which include:

  • Clarifying your organisation's stance
  • Scrutinising internal policies and processes
  • Creating safe spaces for people to connect, share, and learn


This briefing is created by the Women and Girls Network.

It is produced by funding from London Councils for the Ascent Support Services to Organisations project. 

About Ascent

Ascent is a partnership project undertaken by the London Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Consortium, delivering a range of services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, under six themes, funded by London Councils. The second tier support project aims to address the long term sustainability needs of organisations providing services to those affected by sexual and domestic violence. The project seeks to improve the quality of such services across London by providing a range of training and support. 

Women’s Resource Centre is the lead partner in the Support Services Strand where we work together with 5 partner organisations:

Rights of Women


Women and Girls Network

Against Violence and Abuse (AVA)


Find out more about the Ascent project here.

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