National Assembly Against Racism

http://naar.org.uk/
The National Assembly Against Racism was established in 1994, at the initiative of black community organisations based in Tower Hamlets. NAAS was established as an umbrella of affiliates and individual members to initiate campaigns, set agendas and raise awareness on the whole range of anti-racist issues affecting British society.

Support Stats & Facts

  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)