This research aims to assist Tusla - Child and Family Agency in identifying current legislative, policy contexts and obligations to develop an ethically appropriate, legal ethnic data collection system that adheres to a human rights framework. The project consists of three main objectives:
a) Identify the legislative and policy context within which Tusla can develop an ethnic data collection system.
b) To establish best practice guidelines for Tusla in ethnic data collection methods and systems.
c) To ensure that Tusla’s information systems (IS) can apply best practice to inform service improvement.