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Sanctions imposed / compensations / awards attributed-received

Key Area:
Discrimination Statistics
14/03/2012 - 14:02
Short Answer

Equality Authority awards and Directions:

The maximum award under the Equal Status Acts is €6,348.69.

Amounts totaling €61,548 were awarded in compensation where discrimination was found.

The average award was €2,198 compared to €1,664 in 2008.

Awards ranged from €600 to €10,000 (this award was a cumulative award between 3 complainants).


Qualitative Info

Equality Tribunal Annual Report 2009,

Exemplary cases
Numbers of cases
Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, Persons with disability, Africans/black people, National minorities
Type (R/D) Extremism - organised Racist Violence, Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Religious intolerance, Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic, Nationalism, Homophobia, On grounds of disability, On grounds of other belief, Anti-roma/ romaphobia, Xenophobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Policing - law enforcement, Employment - labour market, Housing, Health and social protection, Education, Culture, Political discourse -parties - orgs, Political participation, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism, Integration - social cohesion, Daily life, Religion
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