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Equality Can't Wait: Homeless families 'flash mob' Hillsborough Castle and call on Secretary of State to implement United Nations’ recommendations following ongoing failure by Stormont to tackle the housing crisis

PPR and the Homeless Action Group were joined by Green Party MLA, Steven Agnew to criticise recent comments made by the Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey MLA regarding the extent of homelessness in Northern Ireland. The Minister’s comments, made during a recent Assembly session revealed he...
Les Allamby, Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, marks Homelessness Awareness Week by backing the Homeless Action Charter and sending a message of support to the group.
In a recent TEDx talk entitled "Equality - the Road Less Travelled", former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Professor Paul Hunt cited the example of the Seven Towers Residents' Group's work on claiming equality rights. "Equality - the Road Less Travelled" featured in the...
"One of the unique features of PPR's work is their strong emphasis on putting skills that have traditionally been viewed as specialist in nature in the hands of community groups." A Commentary on Rights Based Accountability by the ESCR NET Monitoring Working Group discusses the learning produced in...
Where are the REAL JOBS NOW that Belfast City Council promised in January 2014? The Right to Work: Right to Welfare group launch 3 minute campaign video explaining the progress on the REAL JOBS NOW policy in the ten months since it was passed. The group are campaigning to see council take3 simple steps to ensure meaningful social clauses for the long term unemployed in all upcoming council expenditure.
The Mental Health Rights Campaign (MHRC) is delighted to announce that the Health and Social Care Board has agreed that mental health will now be included in the public information material in Year 2 of the Choose Well campaign, which is due to run in the Winter of 2014. Pressure mounted on the...