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2000 voiceless people stuck in institutions despite promise to move them to community setting by 2018

2000 voiceless people stuck in institutions despite promise to move them to community settings by 2018 

Inclusion Ireland demands that budgets and community facilities be put in place for these people who have been left behind.

Inclusion Ireland welcomes the historic disability focused Cabinet meeting

 

Historic Cabinet Meeting on Disability

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

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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.

Inclusion Ireland condemns 10-year delay in ratifying UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and calls on State to ratify without delay

INCLUSION IRELAND PRESS RELEASE

Thursday, March 30th 2017

Inclusion Ireland condemns 10-year delay in ratifying UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and calls on State to ratify without delay

Inclusion Ireland has called on the Government to publish a new timescale to finally ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) without any further delay.

Provisions of new Sexual Offences Bill are narrow, protective and paternalistic

Wednesday, February 15th 2017

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.

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