This page is especially for teachers, you are welcome. If you don’t have Afro hair, please think of it as a new language to learn. It has different meanings and significance to us, that you may not be aware of or understand.
There is deep historical, cultural and spiritual significance that connects African people, across thousands of miles and thousands of years. Afro hair is a human rights issue, affecting hundreds of millions of people internationally.
We want to be free from discrimination and we want to be free to express our African identity, through our hair.
There is an increasing body of academic research into the treatment of Afro hair in schools and wider society.
Does your policy mean that every child feels valued and confident about their hair and identity?
We’re still working on this section of the site. Please check back soon for more information on Equality Law.
Take a look at our recent events and empowerment opportunities that have taken place over the years.
We’re still working on this section of the site. Please check back soon for more information on History.
World Afro Day provides free resources to help support teachers and pupils. There are films, lesson plans and resource packs below.