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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.

Participation in public life participation in public, political & civic life
by under-represented groups

Participation in public life
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Policy News

Latest policy priorities
Read our policy recommendations on Participation in Public Life.

CEDAW Shadow Report (pdf)
Read our evidence to the UN Committee on the participation of women in public life here.  


Key Inequalities Statement
See our statement on Key Inequalities in Public Life in NI. This work includes independent research from Ipsos Mori.

New guide for Public Authorities
Encouraging the participation of disabled people in public life - a guide for public authorities (pdf)


Increasing Diversity
The following publications updates the evidence base of our 2019 recommendations, taking account of social and public policy developments