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Monitoring Adequate Housing In Ireland

“Monitoring Adequate Housing in Ireland” is published by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (‘the Commission’) and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). The right to adequate housing is a key element of international human rights agreements that Ireland has signed up to. The report looks at six dimensions of housing adequacy –…

In accordance with its founding legislation, the Commission is mandated to keep under review the adequacy and effectiveness of law and practice in the State relating to the protection of human rights and equality. The Commission welcomes the publication of the Anti-Racism Committee’s Interim Report, and this opportunity to participate in the Committee’s development of…

In this submission on the General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021 The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission provides its legislative observations focusing on the following matters: – The Right of Access to Birth Certificates and Early Life Information; – ‘No Contact’ Preference and Counselling; – The Child’s Access Rights; and…