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# Universal Periodic Review

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UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination
Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will lead the Irish delegation and deliver a speech at today’s hearing.
Paschal Donohoe says there will be a referendum on abortion in the coming years
The new Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said it was his personal view the issue would be put to the people.
Ireland rejects UN calls to legislate for abortion rulings
The UN publishes the outcome report of Ireland’s human rights review – revealing some 15 recommendations it is rejecting.
In-cell sanitation, abortion and immigration discussed at UN human rights review
Alan Shatter takes questions from other UN members on Ireland’s work in progressing its laws protecting human rights.
Ireland ‘must fill serious gaps’ in human rights record
The government faces examination by the UN today, amid warnings that the most vulnerable social groups are at risk.
Some €847 million paid out to victims of institutional abuse: report
Ireland’s first UPR report has revealed that 13,669 victims of institutional abuse have been compensated – and recommends that a committee to clarify “the state’s interaction” with the Magdalene Laundries be established.