Resources for your Questions
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.
Equality Actions at Rennes 2
In order to affirm its commitment to the promotion of equality between women and men and the fight against stereotypes and discrimination, Rennes 2 University has set up an Equality mission.
It is in line with the Charter for Equality between Women and Men (2013) and the law for real equality between women and men (2014).
The Mardis de l'égalité (Equality Tuesdays)
This series of events focuses on reflections concerning gender equality and the fight against discrimination. First launched at the Rennes 2 University in 2016, it has now garnered a significant audience, and become national with the online broadcasting of the events held during the Covid crisis.
Find out more about the list of events coming soon by going here (in French).
Orange Day at Rennes 2 Presidency
Echoing the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Presidency building was lit up in orange, a symbol of a fairer world without violence against women, to spread a message of zero tolerance for violence against women.
In 2017, the UN Women France committee awarded the title of "Orange Day Champion" to the University of Rennes 1, the University of Rennes 2 and the ENS Rennes for their initiatives to fight violence against women for the second consecutive year.
Rennes 2 University reaffirms the importance of a collective mobilization by joining the Orange Day, organized by the UN and relayed by the UN Women France Committee.