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#Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

# irish-human-rights-and-equality-commission - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life
# Assisted Dying
# Assisted Dying

Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:32 AM 12,140 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission shared its views with the Oireachtas Justice Committee.

# irish-human-rights-and-equality-commission - Friday 15 May, 2020

Maternity leave exclusion from wage subsidy referred to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
# Temporary Wage Subsidy
# Temporary Wage Subsidy

Maternity leave exclusion from wage subsidy referred to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

May 15th 2020, 9:16 AM 20,805 Views 19 Comments

In order to be eligible for the scheme, employees need a pay slip from January or February this year.

# irish-human-rights-and-equality-commission - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU
# Report
# Report

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU

Jul 9th 2019, 1:16 PM 19,406 Views 38 Comments

A new report found Irish adults spend an average of 16 hours per week caring and 14.5 hours on housework.

# irish-human-rights-and-equality-commission - Monday 1 July, 2019

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids
# Istanbul Convention
# Istanbul Convention

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids

Jul 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 8,669 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its recommendations for key priority actions for the State.

# irish-human-rights-and-equality-commission - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Traveller family take action against council over refusal to offer them housing
# Donegal
# Donegal

Traveller family take action against council over refusal to offer them housing

Aug 30th 2017, 4:55 PM 21,553 Views 0 Comments

The family of seven are living in a caravan without basic facilities such as running water.

# irish-human-rights-and-equality-commission - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Melanie McCarthy-McNamara killer wins High Court case over solitary confinement
# Prison
# Prison

Melanie McCarthy-McNamara killer wins High Court case over solitary confinement

Feb 18th 2015, 9:05 AM 31,828 Views 72 Comments

The High Court decided that Daniel McDonnell’s constitutional rights were breached.

# irish-human-rights-and-equality-commission - Friday 26 September, 2014

Opinion: Employees can still be discriminated against over their sexuality – this must end
# Employment Equality
# Employment Equality

Opinion: Employees can still be discriminated against over their sexuality – this must end

Sep 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 401 Views 61 Comments

The private lives of teachers and health workers should never be used against them, writes Senator Ivana Bacik.

# irish-human-rights-and-equality-commission - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Victims of mother-and-baby homes should give evidence in public if they want to - Human rights group
# State Obligation
# State Obligation

Victims of mother-and-baby homes should give evidence in public if they want to - Human rights group

Jul 1st 2014, 9:03 AM 3,792 Views 11 Comments

The IHREC wants strong powers for the commission of investigation.