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News and press releases for 2014

10/12/2014 - Building a united community needs leadership and good example

09/12/2014 - Human Rights Day 2014

08/12/2014 - Equality Commission Publishes 24th Monitoring Report

04/12/2014 - Executive will not meet commitment on age legislation

03/12/2014 - UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

26/11/2014 - Challenging prejudice needs a more positive public example

07/11/2014 - Article on flags and emblems by Dr Michael Wardlow

07/11/2014 - Every customer counts: promoting accessible services

06/11/2014 - Commission to proceed with bakery case

04/11/2014 - Commission welcomes report challenging myths on migrant workers

28/10/2014 - Free equality training in Newry, Ballymena and Craigavon

28/10/2014 - Positive steps to improve gender balance in STEM industries

28/10/2014 - Annual Report 2013-2014 now online

27/10/2014 - Working with business on STEM

21/10/2014 - Acceptance of diversity is essential - Belfast Telegraph article

30/09/2014 - Welcoming disabled customers makes business sense

17/09/2014 - New UNCRPD research launched in Belfast

09/09/2014 - Chief Commissioner's latest blog: Back to the future

09/09/2014 - Sign up to the racial equality common platform document

08/09/2014 - Powerful roles for women remain a work in progress

02/09/2014 - Employers have led the way in promoting diversity

26/08/2014 - Even on social media, we should be open to others' opinions

22/08/2014 - Mela Festival - the true face of Northern Ireland

18/08/2014 - The difficulties and opportunities of dealing with our past

11/08/2014 - To combat hate crime we must challenge prejudice

05/08/2014 - Maternity rights key for sex equality at work

31/07/2014 - Bakery assistant awarded £23,000 in sex discrimination case

03/07/2014 - Opportunity for all is the key, Dr Evelyn Collins tells Graduates

26/06/2014 - Why getting equality right is crucial for business in Northern Ireland

17/06/2014 - Rainbow families speech at Carafriend event

04/06/2014 - Making equality work for women in STEM industries

02/06/2014 - Recommendations to achieve racial equality

29/05/2014 - Understanding difference – and respecting all

22/05/2014 - Avoid language which increases fears says Equality Commissioner

21/05/2014 - Employers conference on migrant workers in Northern Ireland

15/05/2014 - Commission to investigate DSD Equality Scheme compliance

14/05/2014 - Men must champion equality in business

13/05/2014 - Award for Belfast docker, harassed and unfairly dismissed

13/05/2014 - Time for positive action on women’s role in the economy

12/05/2014 - Anti-Homophobia and Transphobia Week 2014

02/05/2014 - Settlement agreed in wheelchair taxi case

28/04/2014 - Commission welcomes Assembly same-sex marriage debate

10/04/2014 - Play park decision breaches Equality Scheme

02/04/2014 - NI Commissioners call for age discrimination protection for all

01/04/2014 - Disability - Access to Employment

09/04/2014 - Diversity in the workforce can benefit your business

31/03/2014 - Recruiting disabled people

28/03/2014 - Racist hate attacks condemned

07/03/2014 - International Women's Day 2014

28/01/2014 - Honorary degree for Chief Executive


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