Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission 2015 Annual Statement

The 2015 Annual Statement. Human Rights in Northern Ireland was published by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission in December 2015.

The annual statement highlights the importance and prevalence of economic and social rights as well as the continuing lack of strategies for racial equality, sexual orientation, childcare, stopping domestic and sexual violence and to tackle poverty.

The Commission’s annual statement uses a traffic light system to classify the actions taken by or required the UK Government, NI Executive or relevant public authorities in response to the [human rights] issue.