Have you been a victim of discrimination? Looking to get information on who you can contact with your questions related to equality?
Below are some resources, links, numbers and advice on what to do if you have been a victim of discrimination and/or if you want to become involved in combating racism, sexism, anti-Semitism and anti-LGBT+ hatred.
I've been a victim of discrimination, what should I do?
The website justice.fr provides definitions, resources and useful contacts so that you can:
- refer the case to the Human Rights Defence Office (Défenseur des droits)
- obtain information on the complaint filing procedure
- file a pre-complaint online
You can also find and contact local victim support associations who will listen to you and give you support.
- By consulting the directory of victim support associations
- By looking for a legal aid organisation
- By approaching an association or institution engaged in anti-discrimination activity
More specifically, in terms of discrimination towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people, the Ligne Azur, is an info and support system working to combat discrimination against LGBT+ and to prevent suicidal behaviour. This is specifically for people who are questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
- With regard to gender-based (and sexual) abuse, the dedicated area on étudiant.gouv can provide you with valuable information.
Finally, there is a number for all victims, for whatever type of attack or prejudice you have suffered: 116 006.