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# economic-social-and-cultural-rights - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Once again, we've heard a depressingly familiar tune from Ireland on human rights

Ireland’s appearance before the UN Human Rights Committee was disappointing: we have not made the changes recommended four years ago.

# economic-social-and-cultural-rights - Friday 21 February, 2014

Column: Our economic crisis, and the misery is has caused, is rooted in the property market

The denial of the right to a home leads to homelessness – but is also leads to a society with massive mortgage arrears, rocketing rents, and families living in fear of eviction, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# economic-social-and-cultural-rights - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Column: It's time to demand the right to a home be included in our Constitution

This weekend the Constitutional Convention will consider the issue of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Peter McVerry Trust believes this is the perfect opportunity for the right to a home to be included in the Constitution.