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26 Feb 2019
Children`s  Rights Allinace published the eleventh Report Card and the third under A Programme for a Partnership Government, assessing if the government of Ireland is keping its promises to children. The Irish Government is awarded an overall ‘C’...
30 Jan 2019
The population of Ireland is becoming increasingly diverse and this is reflected in the classrooms as well, with more pupils coming from a different background. The situation is different when it comes to teaching staff, since foreign-trained...
21 Jan 2019
No Child 2020 is a project of The Children's Rights Alliance, Eurochild Irish member, and The Irish Times aiming to address the fact Ireland the fastest growing economy in the Eurozone, while at the same time a country with the highest child...
10 Jan 2019
The Government of Ireland will accept five unaccompanied child migrants who have been rescued from the Mediterranean. The rescue ships arrived to Malta weeks ago but were refused permission to access ports, leaving around 50 refugees including women...
03 Jan 2019
Irish Times published the letter of Tanya Ward, The Children’s Rights Alliance Chief executive welcoming the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone’s call for the ratification of the Second Optional Protocol to the UN Convention...
02 Jan 2019
Ireland has changed the original legal definition of domestic abuse and expanded it to include emotional and psychological abuse. According to The Hill “the act defines “coercive control” as a type of manipulation in intimidating relationships that...

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