Discover the giant ‘The Global Goals Family Card Game’!

For One World Week 2016 and with the support of National Youth Coucil of Ireland, All Together in Dignity along with students from transition year in Colaiste Eoin created ‘The Global Goals Family Card Game’. This is a game based on a French children’s game called the ‘7 Families’ where the object of the game is to collect the 7 characters from each family. However, The Global Goals Family Card Game is slightly different. We have 17 families in our game, each family representing one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Each family still has 6 characters and each of these…

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The Equality and Rights Alliance calls for new legal equality ground based on socio-economic status

Ireland is at risk of being out of sync with European equality standards on socio-economic ground. A research published in October 2016 recommends the addition of a new ground under equality law that will prohibit discrimination and promote equality on the basis of socio-economic status. Entitled ’An analysis of the introduction of socio-economic status as a discrimination ground’, the report examines the existence and use of the ground in equality law and policies across Europe. The Equality and Rights Alliance (ERA) which commissioned the report called on the Irish Government to introduce a new socio-economic status ground in equality legislation following…

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