The Equality Commission NI has developed a monitoring framework for Measuring Equality in Northern Ireland. This framework will enable the Commission to identify existing and emerging inequalities and track improvements over time.
The Framework identifies six broad areas of life in Northern Ireland to be covered: Education, Employment, Participation in Public life, Health and Social Care, Standards of living and housing, Communities that are welcoming and inclusive.
See how the Equality Commission is working to protect your post Brexit equality rights
See how the Equality Commission uses international mechanisms to advance equality of opportunity and good relations in NI.
Read the Commission's response to the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty & human rights (pdf)
Gaps in equality law - NI / GB
Learn more about the widening gaps between equality law here and elsewhere in the UK.
Programme for Government
The Equality Commission has set out its recommendations in relation to the next Programme for Government
Public Opinion Surveys
Read the findings of our latest public opinion survey (Ipsos MORI, January 2021)
See our research on:
Measuring Equality in NI
We have developed a new monitoring framework for Measuring Equality in NI
Shaping welcoming & inclusive workplaces
Read our qualitative findings on employer and employee experiences of welcoming and inclusive workplaces.
Learn more about our Section 75 investigation procedure, formal investigations, and completed investigations.
Read the findings of the Commission's formal investigation into the treatment of pregnant workers & mothers in NI workplaces.
Covid-19 and Education
Covid-19 has the potential to exacerbate existing educational inequalities, both for children now and over their lifecycle. Read our recommendations
See our policy priorities on: