Ireland: Submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

This document is Amnesty International briefing in advance of the examination of Ireland at the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights’ Pre-sessional Working Group, during its 55th session in June 2015. The submission includes information regarding: Ireland’s abortion law, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission; direct provision accommodation; and the government-established Constitutional Convention’s recommendation that Ireland’s Constitution be amended to give greater protection to economic, social and cultural rights.

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