Welcome to the website of the anti-discrimination Agency of the state of Hesse
Welcome to the website of the anti-discrimination Agency of the state of Hesse. We are part of the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration. As staff section, we are also directly assigned to State Secretary Ms. Anne Janz.
Our mission is to actively contribute to a society that appreciates diversity. Diversity makes our country rich and capable. We are guided by our values to foster a culture of respect and act to prevent and eliminate discrimination on the grounds of race or ethnic origin, gender identity, religion or belief, disability, age, or sexual orientation .
The General Equal Treatment Act (AGG--Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz) is an important source of our work. You can obtain a guide of the AGG on the website of the Federal anti-discrimination Agency here.
Our area of responsibility includes
- public relations
If you need advice regarding discrimination that you might have experienced, you can contact us or the Hessian anti-discrimination Counselling Network ADiBe: https://adibe-hessen.de/en/antidiscrimination-counselling
Thank you for your visit. We highly appreciate your interest in our work.