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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is an independent statutory body established in 2007. It has a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights; and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine "protected" grounds – age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender (...)
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 (...)