In numbers


Small charities


Total annual income of small charities


Total annual expenditure of small charities

This cause includes charities that promote human rights in the UK and abroad and protecting against human rights abuses, including through the use of the law. It also includes activities such as promoting restorative justice and conflict resolution.

Key Findings

  • 4% of small charities in England and Wales work in human rights and justice, the fourteenth most common cause.
  • 33% of charities working for this cause are based in London, followed by 13% in the South East and 10% in the North West.
  • 76% of small charities working for this cause have an income of £100k or under.

Number of small charities by region

Number of small charities by income size

Number of small charities by beneficiary type


Skills and Capabilities

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