Racism, xenophobia and intolerance are problems prevalent in
all societies. Each and every one of us plays a role in either contributing to or breaking down racial prejudice and intolerant attitudes.
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO FIGHT RACISM?
Spread the word
Visit Fight Racism on Facebook to share ideas for combatting racism in your community.
Send a message that racism is unacceptable. Download a postcard and send it to your friends.
Share this page with your social networks and ask what others are doing to fight racism.
Tell us what you are doing to combat racism via Twitter using #FightRacism
Take a stand against racism in your community. Join a group advocating for the rights of racial or other minorities in your own community and volunteer to help, including through online volunteering.
Seek different perspectives through reading the writings of authors of other races or ethnicity. Read real life stories about overcoming racial discrimination.
Take this quiz to test your knowledge on human rights and discrimination and to celebrate the human rights defenders who have fought for the rights of others.
Check out the UN’s global action plan to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.
Download United against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance[1.5 MB] containing the outcome documents of the Durban conference and follow-up meetings.
Click on a thumbnail above to share an image with your friends. Ask them what they see – is there more than meets the eye?