80:20 Development in an Unequal World (5th Edition)
Designed for use in education, 80:20 is widely used internationally by teachers, youth and community educators, senior school students, university students and NGO personnel. The resource provides an introductory overview of key issues and challenges in development and related areas. It is available to buy but there are also useful downloadable free extracts including facts at a glance, the balance sheet of human development, the case for and against aid and suggestions on how to take action.
Amnesty International Ireland is the country’s largest human rights organisation with over 15,000 members and supporters who are part of a global movement of more than 3.2 million people working in more than 150 countries around the world. Amnesty's sole concern is the protection of the fundamental human rights guaranteed to each one of us by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
BeLonG To is the national organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) young people, aged between 14 and 23.
Disability Federation Ireland
Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) is the national support organisation for voluntary disability organisations in Ireland who provide services to people with disabilities and disabling conditions. DFI works to ensure that Irish society is fully inclusive of people with disabilities and disabling conditions so that they can exercise fully their civil, social and human rights.
Educate Together is an independent NGO that runs schools that guarantee equality of access and esteem to children “irrespective of their social, cultural or religious background”.
Enable Ireland provides free services to children and adults with disabilities and their families from 40 locations in 14 countries. The organisation focuses on the person, not the disability. We believe that access, inclusion and equality are basic rights for all people and assert that society must recognise and accommodate individual needs.
ENAR Ireland | The Irish Network Against Racism
ENAR Ireland (The Irish Network Against Racism) is a national network of anti-racism NGOs, which aims to work collectively to highlight and address the issue of racism in Ireland. ENAR Ireland is the Irish National Coordination for the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) based in Brussels.
Exchange House Ireland | National Travellers Service
This is an organisation of Traveller and settled people working together to provide services to the Traveller community. They are a multi-disciplinary service provider offering Family Support, Youth Services, Addiction Services and Education Services to members of the Traveller community in the Dublin area. They also deliver a national service through training, provision of expertise and partnerships with other organisations providing services to Travellers in Ireland.
Gender Equality Division
The Gender Equality Division wants “An Ireland where all women enjoy equality with men and can achieve their full potential, while enjoying a safe and fulfilling life.”
Immigrant Council of Ireland
Immigrant Council of Ireland focus on issues such as anti-racism, integration, access to justice and immigration reform.
Inclusion Ireland’s vision is that of people with an intellectual disability living and participating in the community with equal rights as citizens, to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential.
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission works to ensure people are not discriminated against in terms of gender, age, disability etc. Its goal is an inclusive Ireland where human rights and equality are fully enjoyed by everyone, everywhere.
Irish Refugee Council
The Irish Refugee Council of Ireland is Ireland’s only national non-governmental organisation which specialises in working with and for refugees. The main focus of their work is on people in the asylum system who are applying to be recognised as refugees.
Irish Wheelchair Association
Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is a national organisation which provides a range of services to people with disabilities and other mobility impairments in their own homes and communities.
NDA | National Disability Authority
The National Disability Authority (NDA) is the independent state body providing expert advice on disability policy and practice to the Minister. The National Disability Authority’s work guides on policies, practice, and technical standards that address the challenges to full inclusion of people with disabilities in Irish society, across a wide range of areas such as employment, housing, support services, transport, information technology and the built environment. Their vision is of an inclusive Irish society in which people with disabilities enjoy equal rights and opportunities to participate in the economic, social and cultural life of the nation, and of an environment which is accessible to all.
NWCI | National Women’s Council of Ireland
The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) seeks equality between men and women. Its vision is of an Ireland, and of a world, where there is full equality between women and men.
Pavee Point | Traveller and Roma Centre
Pavee Point consists of Roma, Travellers and members of the majority population working together for the realisation of human rights for minority groups. They work in many areas, including Drug and Alcohol addiction, Youth Work, Education, Information, Violence Against Women and Health.
Rehab is a charity that champions the value of diversity and inclusion for people with a disability or disadvantage in their communities.
Religious and Moral Education Press: In Words and Pictures Series
In Words and Pictures Series This nicely illustrated and clearly written series introduces learners to major world faiths. Available for purchase from Religious and Moral Education Press.
Scoilnet is the Department of Education and Skills (DES) official portal for Irish education. The website caters for Primary and Post-primary teachers and students and hosts resources on a number of topics. Teachers can also share resources.
Show Racism the Red Card
Show Racism the Red Card is now present in United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Ireland. It launched in Ireland in 2006. The organisation's method is to produce anti-racist educational resources, which harness the high profile of sports stars to combat racism.
Social Inclusion Division
The Irish Government's Social Inclusion Division supports the development and implementation of Government strategies for preventing, reducing and ultimately eliminating poverty and social exclusion and in promoting greater social inclusion and social cohesion.
Teaching Tolerance materials are provided for all ages and are available through this online source. Included within are activities, web-exclusive resources, kits and handbooks – all provided to encourage education around diversity and differences.
The Y Factor
The Y Factor project was set up on the basis that gender inequality affects people at all stages in their lives and at all levels – from family life to global relations. The Y Factor is aimed at empowering young people (in the 16-25 year age-group) to be leaders for women’s equality.
United Nations High Commissioner for refugees.
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund.