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YouthLink Call for Expressions of Interest in Community Research and Facilitation Project

Youth Link: NI are inviting expressions of interest to carry out a community research and facilitation project to support with the Unity in Community Programme, funded by the Education Authority Youth Services. The research will explore the needs of young people and their families from Refugee and Asylum Seeker Communities in Northern Ireland; and identify practical ways that youth workers …

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NI Human Rights Commission Research – Call for Expressions of Interest

The Joint Committee of the NI Human Rights Commission and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission are interested in carrying out research on continuing EU citizenship “rights, opportunities and benefits” in Northern Ireland after Brexit. Joint Committee calls for expressions of interest into EU citizenship research The Joint Committee of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and the Irish …

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Disability Action Research – Call for Participants

Disability Action are working on a piece of research called “Is It Me?” How attitudes in the adult social care system impact on the independent living choices for disabled people.”  The research is asking disabled people how attitudes towards them impact on their independent living choices, and where people think the solutions lie. I’d like to ask if you would be willing …

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DoH Guidance Developed for Employers on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 22 November 2018Guidance developed for employers on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse The Department of Health and Department of Justice have published new Guidance on how employers can increase awareness and respond more effectively to domestic and sexual violence and abuse.The Guidance was launched at an event in Belfast City Hall attended by trade unions and …

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Equality Commission NI Consultative Survey

Equality Commission NI  draft corporate plan lists the following issues as priorities to focus on: equality in employment, equality in education Equality in access and participation for disabled people Do you agree? Tell us what you think at http://ow.ly/oBFG30mmYcZ @ballyaltonboy @MykeyLorimer @ImtacNI Or join our FB group Help shape Equality in Northern Ireland! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ECNIconsultdraft19-22

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Equality Commission NI Corporate Plan Consultation

Equality Commission NI are looking for your views on our Corporate Plan 2019-2022, which will guide our work for the next three years. The plan represents a shift in direction for the Commission, focusing more clearly on improving the lives of those we serve, and on identifying and measuring those actions which are most likely to effect and sustain change …

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BME Carers – Are You a BME Carer?

Do You Look After Someone? Are you from a Black or Minority Ethnic background? If you are we want to hear from you… Please follow the link to fill in a form (many languages provided), we may be able to link you to useful support and information. 76095 BHSCT English Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Cantonese Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Bulgaria Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Luthuanian …

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Research Opportunity

Dr Gareth Mulvey has recently been appointed research fellow at Glasgow University, having spent the previous 4-years working as the researcher at Scottish Refugee Council. While there he conducted a large study about the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland, a study which has subsequently contributed to the Scottish Government reviewing their strategy about refugee integration. Dr Mulvey …

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Migrant Rights Network – Dossier

The Migrant Rights Network have identified a trend among families affected by the £18,600 minimum income requirement, who are already facing long periods of separation from their loved ones who are reporting that their non-European Partners are also being refused entry to the UK as a visitor. They are putting together an urgent dossier on this issue to circulate among …

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Report on public consultation on access to healthcare for migrants

The Home Office has released the results of the public consultation on Access to Health Services for migrants in the UK, which was put out on 3 July 2013. One of the main things to note is that 69% of respondents did not feel that access should be based on permanent residence. Despite this the reports states that the Government is …

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