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Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

Features, Human Rights, International

by Jamison Maeda

Uganda’s currency plunged last month after the U.S. reported it would cut off or redirect aid due to Uganda’s recent aggressively anti-gay legislation. Norway, Denmark and Sweden have also withheld or redirected aid to Uganda.
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Human Rights, International, Protests

5Mandate Trade Union has written to all major retail employers in Ireland asking them to desist from “trading, investment or other commercial links with companies operating in, providing services to, or sourcing goods from [the illegal] settlements” in the region of Israel. 
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Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues, Human Rights

Clare speaking on the Mother and Baby Home Inquiry stresses the need for it to be inclusive and done in full consultation with the survivor groups:  Click on the link below to watch the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Svy0QTLDC-Q

Dáil Debates, Equality, Human Rights

During the debate on the private members motion on equality for those with disabilities Clare raised the issue of the closing down of Deaforward, a deaf advocacy centre because of the withdrawal of funding.  Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBwyDWGOFV4