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How is our work influencing life in Northern Ireland and delivering equality? Learn more about our policy, legal and research work.

Addressing inequality

Learn more about our policy, legal, investigations and
research work and discover how it influences life
and work in Northern Ireland.

Select an issue you are interested in:

Our Legal Work

Supported Cases
Read more about the legal case decisions and settlements we have supported. More>

See how we decide which cases to support, how we review the law and how we carry out investigations. More>


S75 and Formal Investigations
Our Section 75 investigation procedure, formal investigations and completed investigations are available online

Pregnancy/Maternity at work
The Commission conducted a formal investigation into the treatment of pregnant workers & mothers in NI workplaces. More>

NEW - Monitoring Report No 26
See our latest Monitoring Report which profiles NI's workforce by community background and sex.

Programme for Government

The Equality Commission has set out its recommendations in relation to the next Programme for Government and Budget of the NI Executive.

Achieving racial equality

Our policy paper "Promoting Racial Equality - priorities and recommendations" details nine priority areas requiring direct and immediate action. More>