Race on the Agenda

http://www.rota.org.uk/
A social policy research organisation that focuses on issues impacting on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. Even though ROTA's work prioritises London, its activities and a number of projects have national and international significance.

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)