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Children's Rights Alliance Welcomes New Changes to the International Protection Bill 2015

 

 

Together with Start Strong and National Youth Council of Ireland today we are launching our plan to end child and youth poverty which we are advocating for in the next Programme for Government. 

Ireland's response to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child List of issues in relation to the combined third and fourth periodic reports of Ireland.

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Are We There Yet? is the Children’s Rights Alliance’s Third and Fourth combined Parallel Report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

This analysis gives an overview of Budget 2016 and its impact on children. Overall, there are a number of welcome measures that will have a positive impact on families with children, particularly those with young children.

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The Children’s Rights Alliance welcomes the publication of the General Scheme of the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill 2015 and the opportunity to be consulted on the Scheme READ MORE....

Making Rights Real - CHAPTER 9: Child Care Law

This article examines the compliance of the Child Care Act 1991 with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Read more . .

Making Rights Real - CHAPTER 8: Immigration and Asylum Law

People, including children, migrate for different reasons. Some are forced to migrate because they are fleeing persecution or other serious harm in their country of origin, whereas others may choose to migrate, for example, for economic reasons or study purposes Read More . . .

Making Rights Real - CHAPTER 6: Youth Justice

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child provides an effective benchmark against which domestic provisions for the treatment of children in conflict with the law can be measured and evaluated.

Making Rights Real - CHAPTER 6: Education

This chapter will examine the law surrounding educational rights, and benchmark Irish law against the international standards set down in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the European Convention on Human Rights