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Guest Blog: Human Rights Should Not Merely Be Admired, They Need To Be Used

Participation and the Practice of Rights (PPR) is a Belfast-based organisation that supports marginalised people to assert their rights in practical ways. Here, Nicola Browne, Director (Policy) with PPR, describes how “rights become real when applied to concrete problems which often arise in local contexts”. “Where after all do human rights begin? In small places, […]

Where are Ireland’s best places to work for LGBT equality and inclusion?

This week GLEN (the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network) announced the winners of the inaugural Workplace Equality Index Awards to recognise and celebrate organisations that are making significant efforts to ensure that LGBT employees can be themselves without fear of it negatively affecting their career. GLEN’s Workplace Equality Index is an evidence-based benchmark system that provides […]