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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Gender Rights And Equality Action Trust

  • Income

    £28.4K

  • Spending

    £77.0K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1138151 Company no. 7203511

Contact details

Public address

  • 24 Savile Row, London, W1S 2ES

Aims & activities

The GREAT Initiative (The Gender Rights Equality Action Trust) is an advocacy organisation working to drive gender equality worldwide. Our vision is a world in which men and women have an equal chance to thrive.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

5.HAVING REGARD TO THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS ON 10 DECEMBER 1948 [AND THE CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN, ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS ON 18 DECEMBER 1979], THE OBJECTS ARE THE FOLLOWING (PURSUED FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT): 5.1 THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY, 5.2 THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, AND 5.3 THE RELIEF OF CHARITABLE NEED IN EACH CASE WITH SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO GENDER EQUALITY. 5.4 IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE PRIMARY OBJECTS, THE CHARITY MAY 5.4.1 RELIEVE POVERTY AND FINANCIAL HARDSHIP BY SUPPORTING AND ARRANGING FOR THE PROVISION OF ADVICE, TRAINING, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND FACILITIES DESIGNED TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS OF ALL GENDERS TO GENERATE A SUSTAINABLE INCOME AND BECOME INCREASINGLY SELF-SUFFICIENT, 5.4.2 PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE THE INCLUSION OF INDIVIDUALS OF ALL GENDERS IN SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PROCESSES BOTH WITHIN THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND AT A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL, IN PARTICULAR BY SUPPORTING EQUAL ACCESS TO AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES IN POLITICAL AND PUBLIC LIFE FOR INDIVIDUALS OF ALL GENDERS, 5.4.3 PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS, HARMONY AND EQUALITY WITHIN COMMUNITIES, IN PARTICULAR BY PROTECTING AND PROMOTING THE FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS OF INDIVIDUALS OF ALL GENDERS IN POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, CULTURAL, CIVIL OR ANY OTHER FIELD, BY ALL OR ANY CHARITABLE MEANS INCLUDING: RELIEVING NEED AMONG THE VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE, EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS AND GENDER INEQUALITY ISSUES, PROMOTING PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS OF ALL GENDERS, AND RAISING AWARENESS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY ISSUES INTERNATIONALLY AND IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 5.4.4 CO-OPERATE WITH EDUCATIONAL AUTHORITIES AND ORGANISATIONS TO PROCURE THE BETTER UNDERSTANDING AMONG THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE ISSUES OF GENDER EQUALITY, 5.4.5 FINANCIALLY SUPPORT PUBLICATIONS AND PROMOTE EXHIBITIONS AND LECTURES AND GENERALLY TO DISSEMINATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ISSUES OF GENDER EQUALITY AS ARE WITHIN THE SPIRIT OF THE OBJECTS, [AND IN PARTICULAR TO PRINT AND PUBLISH AND DISTRIBUTE SUCH BOOKS, PAMPHLETS AND PERIODICALS AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE CALCULATED TO ADVANCE KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THESE ISSUES,] AND 5.4.6 ESTABLISH A HIGH-PROFILE AND INTERNATIONALLY-RECOGNISED AWARDS PROGRAMME DEDICATED TO ACKNOWLEDGING, REWARDING AND PROMOTING INDIVIDUALS, BODIES AND ORGANISATIONS WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE SUSTAINED PROMOTION AND MEASURABLE ADVANCEMENT OF THE OBJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED ON 25 MARCH 2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 21 SEPTEMBER 2010 AND BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 22 OCTOBER 2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 18 AUG 2016

Area of benefit

National And Overseas

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Great
The Great Initiative

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 6 Trustees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Jason Mccue Llb None on record
Karen Ruimy (Chair) None on record
Mariella Frostrup None on record
Maria Sukkar Institute Of Contemporary Arts Limited Up-to-date
The Showroom Gallery Ltd. Up-to-date
Elizabeth Anne Lynch None on record
Simon John Cooper None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout London