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16 Racial Discrimination

1. Introduction

You don't have to put up with discrimination or harassment because of the colour of your skin, or your ethnic group. There are powerful laws to stop this happening. This leaflet explains your legal rights, and what to do if you are discriminated against:

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There is information on:

2. When discrimination can happen

3. What the law says

4. Discrimination at work

5. Racial harassment

6. Discrimination when renting or buying a house or flat

7. Discrimination at school or college

8. Discrimination when buying goods or services

9. Discrimination because of your religious beliefs

10. What can you do about discrimination

11. Going to an employment tribunal

12. Going to court

13. The Human Rights Act

14. Further Help

15. About this leaflet



The leaflets in this series give you an outline of your legal rights, but they are not a complete guide to the law. If you have a problem, you will need to get more information or personal advice to work out the best way to solve it. See Further help for sources of advice.





CRE logoThis leaflet is published by the Legal Services Commission (LSC). It was written in association with the Commission for Racial Equality.

Leaflet Version:  July 2017




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Last updated on 22 November 2017

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