About us

The Peter Tatchell Foundation (PTF) seeks to promote and protect the human rights of individuals, communities and nations, in the UK and internationally, in accordance with established national and international human rights law.

The aims and objectives of the PTF are to raise awareness, understanding, protection and implementation of human rights, in the UK and worldwide. This involves research, education, advice, casework, publicity, lobbying and campaigning for the enforcement and furtherance of humanitarian statutes and values.

The human rights aims and objectives of the PTF are charitable and with a public benefit. We are currently seeking charitable status.

The PTF is independent and non-party political.

The PTF works on a selected range of human rights issues in selected countries. We are concerned with the following infringements of human rights:

• Homophobia and transphobia
• Sexism and gender inequality
• Racial prejudice and discrimination
• Political repression
• Censorship
• Suppression of religion, opinion or belief
• Unjust detention
• Restriction of association
• Death penalty
• Ethnic persecution
• Refusal of asylum to refugees
• Victimisation of union members
• Subjugation of national and cultural minorities
• Denial of self-determination to suppressed peoples
• Torture
• Genocide
• War crimes
• Crimes against humanity
• Global poverty and deprivation