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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.

Social attitudes & good relations

Attitudes, behaviour and society in Northern Ireland
Social attitudes and good relations
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Together: Building a United Community

Translating policy to practice
We held an event with stakeholders to discuss OFMdFM's proposals to establish the Equality and Good Relations Commission 

Consultation Response
Dept of Justice: Hate Crime Legislation in Northern Ireland, Independent Review (pdf, April 2020)

How we can help you

Formal Investigations
If you believe you have been directly affected by a failure by a designated public authority to act in compliance with its equality scheme, you can complain, first to the public authority concerned, and then, if dissatisfied with their response, to the Equality Commission.

Public Opinion Surveys

Read the new  findings of our latest public opinion survey carried out by Ipsos MORI in 2020/21.  Download findings in powerpoint format:


Hate Crime

Read our hate crime policy priorities and recommendations