The Human Rights Week 2013 website acknowledges UN Human Rights Day on Tuesday 10 December which every year celebrates human rights, highlights a specific issue, and advocates for the full enjoyment of all human rights by everyone everywhere. In 2013, the spotlight is on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, under the slogan ’20 years working for your rights’. The international day generates many events in the days before and after 10 December leading to a de facto ‘Human Rights Week’.
- One Family calls for equal respect and value for all one-parent families under the Irish Constitution as the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, the Free Legal Advice Centre and the Irish Penal Reform Trust launch a Shadow Report for the UN Human Rights Committee’s examination of Ireland’s compliance with the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights.
- Half a Million people in Ireland live in a one-parent family.
- 1 in 6 families in Ireland are a one-parent family.
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Trading as One Family, Cherish CLG is a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital, registered in Dublin, Ireland with registered office at 8 Coke Lane, Dublin 7 and registered Company Number 45364. One Family is also a charity (Charity Regulatory Authority No. 20012212 and Charity No. 6525).
Directors of One Family: Helen Hall, Sinéad Gibney, Jennifer Good, Nuala Haughey, John-Mark McCafferty, Eimear Fisher, Edel Fagan and Jack Eustace.