Ireland: Submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Pre-sessional working group, 1-5 December 2014

Amnesty International submits this briefing in advance of the adoption of the list of issues on Ireland at the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights’ Pre-sessional Working Group, during its 53rd session in December 2014. The submission includes information regarding the harmful impact of a restrictive legal framework on abortion; asylum seekers; the Act establishing the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission; and the constitutional provision for economic, social and cultural rights.

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