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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 carry out investigations>

Brexit - our recommendations
Protecting and advancing equality & good relations as UK exits EU. More>

International Mechanisms
How we use international bodies to support our work. 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>

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.

Gender Equality

See our policy priorities for advancing gender equality. More>

Racial Equality

We have identified priority areas requiring immediate action. More>