Human Rights Grants

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Current Bromley Trust grants include:

AMIMB www.amimb.org.uk
The Association of Members of Independent Monitoring Boards (AMIMB) is a nationally recognized body representing those who monitor the treatment and rehabilitation of adults and young people in prison, immigration removal centres, and other secure establishments.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10, 000

The Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile www.baobabsurvivors.org
The Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile runs as a non-residential therapeutic community focused on the needs of children and young people who have experienced humiliation and perverse violence during their developmental years and who arrive in the UK unaccompanied seeking asylum and severely traumatised.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15, 000

British Institute of Human Rights www.bihr.org.uk
The British Institute of Human Rights works to raise awareness of human rights in the UK. They focus on mainstreaming human rights principles in society through education and research.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10,000

Children and Families Across Borders www.cfab.org.uk
CFAB is a unique charity which identifies and protects the ever increasing number of children and families in the UK who are separated across international borders as a result of trafficking, abduction, conflict, migration, divorce and asylum. Their specialist inter-country social work team provide guidance to professionals and facilitate the reunification of families across international borders.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10,000

Children's Rights Alliance for England (as part of Just for Kids Law) www.crae.org.uk
Seeks to transform the lives of England's eleven million children though the fullest implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. CRAE carry out public policy advocacy, undertake research and public education and support childrens' self-advocacy.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15,000 restricted to CRAE

Detention Action www.detentionaction.org.uk
Detention Action provides confidential, non-judgmental, non-religious emotional support and practical assistance to asylum seekers and other migrants detained in Harmondsworth and Colnbrook detention centres. Volunteers visit individual detainees to support and empower them to access services and defend their rights.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10,000

The Detention Forum http://detentionforum.wordpress.com
The Detention Forum is open to all organisations working for immigration detainees. There is no membership requirement and everyone is welcome to attend its quarterly meetings. The Detention Forum is hosted by the Refugee Council. The Forum is space for many different organisations to come together, discuss the government policy of immigration detention and explore a possibility of working together effectively.
The Bromley Trust grant - £5,000

ECPAT UK www.ecpat.org.uk
ECPAT UK is active in campaigning, research, training and providing policy advice on the commercial sexual exploitation of children, including the trafficking of children into the UK and child abuse in travel and tourism. ECPAT is a global movement in over 70 countries.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15,000

Fair Trials International www.fairtrials.org
Fair Trials is a specialist human rights organisation that works to improve respect for the fundamental human right to a fair trial.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10,000

Her Equality Rights and Autonomy www.herequality.org
HERA provides young women survivors and others vulnerable to trafficking, violence and exploitation with entrepreneurship training and mentoring. Their aim is to help young women realise their career aspirations (e.g. employment, venture, and/or further education) so as to prevent trafficking and re-trafficking.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10, 000

INQUEST Charitable Trust www.inquest.org.uk
INQUEST is the only organisation in England and Wales that provides a specialist, comprehensive advice service on contentious deaths and their investigation to bereaved people, lawyers, other advice and support agencies, the media, MPs and the wider public. It has a particular focus on deaths in custody.
The Bromley Trust grant - £20,000

Kalayaan www.kalayaan.org.uk/
Kalayaan is the only organisation in the UK providing support services to migrant domestic workers. It works with all migrant domestic workers regardless of nationality, gender, physical ability, religion or age. Kalayaan registers approximately 350 new migrant domestic workers each year.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15,000

The National Working Group Network www.nwgnetwork.org
The NWG is a UK wide network organisation which supports practitioners working with children and young people at risk of, or experiencing sexual exploitation. In addition, they seek to influence the development of policy, research and practice around sexual exploitation, underpinned by children and young people's participation.
The Bromley Trust grant - £7,500

Medical Justice www.medicaljustice.org.uk
Medical Justice send independent volunteer doctors into immigration removal centres around the UK to visit detainees and document their scars of torture and medical conditions, and to challenge any medical abuse. They use medical evidence to lobby for lasting policy change.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15,000

Music in Detention www.musicindetention.org.uk/
MID uses participatory music-making to help immigration detainees cope with detention, and people in the wider community understand their experience of it. They use the shared experience of music-making to build supportive relationships between detainees and the surrounding community.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10, 000

One in Four www.oneinfour.org.uk
One in Four provides front-line services to those who have experienced sexual abuse/violence. The nature of their services are advisory, therapeutic and educational, enabling victims to report crimes where appropriate, work through the trauma of sexual abuse and offending and finding ways for individuals and families to re-build their lives and re-integrate with their communities.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15,000

PACE (Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation, formerly CROP) http://www.paceuk.info/
Founded in 1996 and driven by the experiences and needs of affected parents, PACE is the only UK organisation to specialise in working alongside the parents, carers and wider family of child sexual exploitation victims.
The Bromley Trust grant - £5,000

Peace Brigades International UK Section (PBI) www.peacebrigades.org
PBI sends volunteer teams of international observers to regions where human rights are at risk. With the support of the international community and following a non-violent and non-partisan approach PBI's protective presence acts as a reminder of governments' obligations to ensure that the human rights of marginalized people are respected.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15,000

Public Law Project www.publiclawproject.org.uk
The Public Law Project (PLP) is a national legal charity which aims to improve access to public law remedies for those whose access to justice is restricted by poverty or some other form of disadvantage. Uniquely for an organisation of its kind, PLP undertakes research, policy initiatives, casework and training across the range of public law remedies.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10,000

Redress www.redress.org
Redress helps to rebuild the lives and livelihoods of torture survivors and their families. They work to eradicate the practice of torture worldwide and to obtain reparation for victims of torture and to make accountable all those who perpetrate, aid and abet acts of torture. This grant is restricted to their work addressing the gender dimensions of torture; and fostering victims’ access to justice and reparation for gender based violence amounting to torture.
The Bromley Trust grant - £20,000 restricted to 'Addressing the Gender Dimensions of Torture'

Southampton and Winchester Visitors Group www.swvg-refugees.org.uk/
Works to expose asylum seeker destitution and unfair immigration decisions. To mobilise local churches, Islamic organisations and other groups to provide help. To befriend asylum seekers and to help them access services and to fund temporary accommodation/subsistence to destitute asylum seekers.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15,000

UK Sri Lanka Trauma Group www.uksrilankatrauma.org.uk
The UK Sri Lanka Trauma Group is the U.K. working group to facilitate work to minimise psychological impact of trauma in Sri Lanka. The UK-Sri Lanka Trauma Group is supported by the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.
The Bromley Trust grant - £20,000

Women for Refugee Women www.refugeewomen.com/
Women for Refugee Women challenges the injustices experienced by women who seek asylum in the UK. They work to empower women who have sought sanctuary in the UK to speak out about their own experiences to the media, to policy-makers and at public events. They aim to give a voice to women who are all too often unheard and unseen.
The Bromley Trust grant - £10, 000

Yarl's Wood Befrienders www.ywbefrienders.org
YWB meet and befriend any detainee who requests a visit, providing emotional and practical support, as well as making referrals to other organisations, where appropriate. They use their experience and knowledge to push for positive change in the government’s immigration detention policy.
The Bromley Trust grant - £15,000

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