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The claims coincide with the UN's World Day of Social Justice
Thu, 20 Feb, 2020
Child and sexual violence support groups called for a review of resources required for gardaí to investigate child sex abuse imagery and exploitation.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2020
New figures show that 247 children have been waiting at least two years for an initial speech and language assesment.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
Frontline domestic and sexual violence services were “almost totally ignored” in the budget for the 6th year running, it has been claimed.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
Suzanne Connolly said the undercover investigation into the standard of care at the Hyde and Seek Childcare creches showed a complete disregard for even minimum childcare standards.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
Up to 50,000 children living in border counties could be negatively impacted if there is a "no-deal" Brexit, according to the Children's Rights Alliance.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
Rashmi suffers from a "constant burning unease" because she is an undocumented young person.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
The principal of a Dublin inner city school has said children impacted by homelessness are not able to develop properly because of their circumstances.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Risks remain in children's services due to staffing shortages, ineffective governance and management and a lack of regulation, the Health Information and Quality Authority has warned.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
The Divorce Referendum is expected to ease into a yes vote with the exit poll showing support of 87%.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
With more than 4,000 children now living in emergency accommodation, the Government has been told to agree a €5 million package to support, feed and care for homeless pupils in schools.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2019
The Oireachtas Justice Committee will tomorrow be asked to consider establishing a specialist division of courts as part of family law reform.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2019
A new Access to Justice Initiative for children and their families is being launched by the Chief Justice today.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018
Representatives from tech giants Google and Facebook, children’s charities and the gardaí are meeting today in Dublin to discuss the risks posed to children by the internet.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2018
The Children's Rights Alliance will today review recommendations made two years ago to improve conditions for asylum seekers living in Ireland.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
Childcare costs and the lack of social housing need to be addressed to help lone parent families, according to the Children's Rights Alliance.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
The Government is being urged to take in unaccompanied child refugees from the Calais 'jungle' migrant camp.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has set out five priorities for his minority Government's first 100 days with ministers tasked with creating plans to tackle the housing crisis, rural broadband and hospital overcrowding.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
The Children's Rights Alliance says the lack of choice in schools is likely to come under renewed scrutiny in January, when Ireland's rights record is examined.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Two children in care were forced to urinate on the floor of an isolation unit and another had to wash with baby wipes for four days after being denied access to bathrooms, health watchdogs have found.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
The Children's Rights Alliance and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties are launching a booklet today, advising children and young people of their rights.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
The Children's Rights Alliance has handed the Government a 'fail' mark on their latest report card for child poverty.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
The Government is being told to uphold its international obligations and ensure children's rights are being met.
Health Minister Leo Varadkar has suggested a newly-formed independent HSE group tasked with further detailing medical card reforms will make more discretionary support available to the people who need it most.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Children as young as 11, living in Direct Provision centres, have expressed thoughts of suicide, it has been revealed.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
There are fourteen times more couples in Ireland looking to adopt children, than the number of children available for adoption.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
The Child and Family Agency is to be given statutory duty to prepare an aftercare plan for teenagers living in state care.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014
The Government needs to do more to help the mental health needs of children, an advocacy group claimed today.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014
Maternity leave in the new Child and Family Agency may impact on staff levels, it's claimed.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2014
The Children's Rights Alliance is renewing its call for the Government to introduce a ban on smacking children.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2013
Ireland is the tenth best country to be a child in a list of 29 industrialised nations.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2013
The Children's Rights Alliance has criticised the Government over a forthcoming report which recommmends cuts to child benefit.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
Amending Ireland's constitution to protect children's rights is the first step in moving away from the past failures of the nation, leading charities have claimed.
Sun, 11 Nov, 2012
A referendum vote enshrining children's rights in the constitution has been hailed as historic, despite voter apathy and a lower-than-expected majority.
The referendum to enshrine children's rights in the constitution looks set to pass, early results have indicated.
Counting has begun of votes that will determine whether Government plans to enshrine children's rights in the constitution should be accepted.
Voter turnout in the referendum on children's rights is expected to be low.
Sat, 10 Nov, 2012
Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald has announced that a referendum on children's rights will happen this year.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2012
Pressure is mounting on the Government to stop detaining teenage boys in adult prison facilities at Saint Patrick's Institution.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
The Children's Rights Alliance says a referendum on the rights of children will give the people the opportunity to protect future generation.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2011
The Children's Right's Alliance is calling on the Government to set a date for the Children's Right's Referendum as soon as possible.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
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