PRESS RELEASE

Tuesday, 13th February 2018

Children Still Left Wanting Despite Government Efforts -

Overall C- grade awarded to government in annual Report Card

Family homelessness is now a “national emergency”, according to the Children’s Rights Alliance, which today (13.02.2018) awarded the Government an E for Child and Family Homelessness in its Report Card 2018.

PRESS RELEASE

Government Must Act on Findings of Child Care Law Reporting Project

The Children’s Rights Alliance has welcomed the release of today’s publication from the Child Care Law Reporting Project. The Project aims to provide information to the public on child care proceedings in the courts and make recommendations to address any short-comings in the child care system.

Launch of Report Card 2018

Launch of Report Card 2018
 

Join us on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 at 11am in the Oak Room, Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2.

How did the Government fare in 2017 for children? Did they keep their promises in important areas like health, education, poverty, equality, protection and early years?

Will they get an ‘A’ or an ‘F’ grade? A ‘C’ or a ‘C+’?

Team update

 

As the new year is upon us, we are delighted to announce three new staff roles to join the Children's Rights Alliance's dynamic team.

1. Access to Justice Manager

The Children’s Rights Alliance has established an exciting new Access to Justice Initiative as part of its Strategic Plan 2017-2012.

The Children’s Rights Alliance unites over 100 members working together to make Ireland one of the best places in the world to be a child.

We change the lives of all children by making sure that their rights are respected and protected in our laws, policies and services. We identify problems for children. We develop solutions. We educate and provide information on children’s rights. We unite our members and put pressure on Government to put children first.

We are currently recruiting for the role of Communications and Membership Officer.

The Children’s Rights Alliance unites over 100 members working together to make Ireland one of the best places in the world to be a child.

We change the lives of all children by making sure that their rights are respected and protected in our laws, policies and services. We identify problems for children. We develop solutions. We educate and provide information on children’s rights. We unite our members and put pressure on Government to put children first.

We are currently recruiting a Head of Governance and Finance.

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Risks to Children’s Safety in Childcare Must be Reduced, says Children’s Rights Alliance

The Children’s Rights Alliance has responded to publication of the 2016 Annual Report of Tusla’s Early Years’ Inspectorate. The Inspectorate is responsible for inspecting pre-schools, crèches, day care and similar services that cater for children aged up to six years.

Press Release

Not Enough Investment Behind Mental Health Task Force Report, says Children’s Rights Alliance

Call for Expressions of Interest: Establishment of Specialist Legal Advice Outreach Clinics for Children and Young People