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The Equality and Human Rights Commission enforces equality legislation on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. It encourages compliance with the Human Rights Act 1998 and is accredited by the UN as an ‘A status’ National Human Rights Institution.
The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland is an independent public body. Its remit and responsibilities include: • promoting equality of opportunity and affirmative action • working towards the elimination of unlawful discrimination and harassment • keeping relevant legislation under review • promoting good relations between persons of different racial groups and good disability practice • overseeing the effectiveness of statutory equality duties on public (...)