Grace Burke, Future Voices, Emily Logan, chief commissioner, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, and Jodie Clarke, Future Voices, at the launch of  a human rights    report in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph:  Stuart McNamara

The State continues to fail women and girls in health, employment and education, the United Nations has been told. A report from the Irish Human Rig(...)

 Minister for Justice  Frances Fitzgerald addressing the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission conference in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Keeping children in cages is unacceptable, Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said. She was referring to instances she had see(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: the 20-year-old Irish citizen has been detained in Egypt since August 2013

The Government must act “with urgency” to protect Ibrahim Halawa’s human rights ahead of his impending trial in Egypt on Tuesday, the Irish Human Righ(...)

Sexual harassment: “He went over and put his hand up her skirt. Three of the lads intervened, pulled him outside. She was afraid of what her husband would think.” Illustration: Daniel Mackie/Ikon/Getty

Laura had been working at a financial institution in Dublin for 20 years when a colleague sexually harassed her at an office party. It was 2008, and L(...)

 Luke Kelly Melia and his assistance dog, a golden retriever called Aidan, at home at Oldcastle, Co. Meath. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A 17-year-old teenager with cerebral palsy has been awarded €5,500 after his former primary school discriminated against him on disability grounds by(...)

The Department of Justice has said over two-thirds of those identified as being in the direct provision system for more than five years have now had their cases completed. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has called on the Government to “move without delay” in implementing in full the recommendation(...)

The European Committee of Social Rights  on Monday ruled Travellers’ human rights were being violated in Ireland due to the ongoing failure to provide adequate accommodation. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

The Department of Justice and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) have clashed over whether a European ruling on Travellers’ right(...)

Cardinals Lorenzo Baldisseri, left, and Christoph Schoenborn show a copy of ‘The Joy of Love’. Photograph: Andrew Medichini/AP Photo

Are these guys for real? The latest exhortation from the Vatican, Amoris Laetitia, The Joy of Love, shows that the Catholic Church is still obsessed w(...)

‘The recent row about discrimination by landlords between the Workplace Relations Commission and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission  suggested both institutions might be in dereliction of their duties.’ File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The recent row about discrimination by landlords between the Workplace Relations Commission and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission came an(...)

Chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Emily Logan said the organisation wanted individuals to feel it was accessible to them. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An advocacy group for people with disabilities has called on the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) to conduct an inquiry into the con(...)

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