Why we celebrate PRIDE

With only a few days left until the start of the 2018 Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival, STAND brings you a short history of the festival. Did you know the first Dublin Pride Parade was held in June of 1983, following the lenient court ruling on the death of Declan Flynn?

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Human Rights Injustices: forced displacement

Despite growing opposition to migrants in the EU, the countries that host the most refugees are all outside Europe. They include Turkey, Pakistan, Lebanon, Iran, Uganda and Ethiopia. In the fourth instalment in our human rights series, Lynn Rickard looks at the Refugee Crisis in Europe.

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An unfair trade: child labour

Ultimately, the practise of child labour impacts upon the distribution of wealth globally, since countries which permit child labour lower their production cost, thus attracting investors, and benefitting from unfair trade.

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