Inclusion Ireland welcomes the historic disability focused Cabinet meeting taking place today in Dublin.
This meeting is an important opportunity for Government to take on board the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and ensure there is a co-ordinated approach across Departments to the implementation of the Convention.
Inclusion Ireland launches Stories of Social Inclusion – Ireland
Inclusion Ireland is launching ’19 Stories of Social Inclusion- Ireland: Stories of Belonging, Contributing and Connecting’, on Wednesday 8th May, at Trinity College Dublin. The project is being launched by Kevin Kilbane, sports journalist, former professional footballer and one of the most capped players for Ireland of all time.
Provisions of new Sexual Offences Bill are narrow, protective and paternalistic
New Bill leaves people with intellectual disabilities pre-judged in the eyes of the law
Inclusion Ireland is disappointed that the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015, which passed through the final stage in the Seanad yesterday evening, uses terms that will mean persons with intellectual disabilities can be pre-judged in the eyes of the law.