Hate crimes are defined as “any crime perceived by the victim or other person and motivated by hostility or prejudice based on a person’s race or perceived race; religion or perceived religion; sexual orientation or gender; Perceptions of target orientation; offences motivated by hostility or prejudice against a disability or perceived disability, and persons who are or are perceived to be transgender.
A hate incident is any incident where the victim or someone else believes it is based on prejudice against another person because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or being transgender.
what yuzu do
- We will raise awareness and encourage staff and students to report hate crimes
- We will be approachable and offer victims of hate crime support and reassurance
- We will work with all staff and students to boost their self-esteem and confidence
- We will instill an anti-bullying ethos in the staff and learner communities, as well as reinforce the Yuzu Anti-Bullying Policy with new and existing staff members
what you will do
- I will be conscious of my own behaviour and how it may affect others.
- If I feel safe enough, I will confront and report people who spread hatred towards others
- I will be considerate and respectful of others
- I am aware that I can report my concerns to Yuzu’s Safeguarding Team
- I will help others who have been victims of hate crimes.
HOW TO GET SUPPORT
If you are worried or have any concerns, please contact our Yuzu Safeguarding team using the numbers below or reach out to us using the contact us button.
- Office Hours Number: 023 8017 0378
- Out of Hours Number in Emergency: 999
- Email: [email protected]
- Safeguarding Officer: 07375 461990
other useful resources
STOP HATE UK
A comprehensive resource that addresses all elements of bullying, including workplace, school, online, and familial bullying, as well as homophobic and sexual bullying.
Telephone: 0800 138 1625
Samaritans offer a safe place for anyone to call for a chat, at any time about whatever’s getting you down. People don’t need to feel suicidal to call – Samaritans are there to listen.
Call: 116 123
Email: [email protected]