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.
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
Article 24 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) states that 'States Parties recognize the right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health and to facilities for the treatment of illness and rehab
The Children’s Rights Alliance and the Law Centre for Children and Young People have come together to develop this unique publication Making Rights Real for Children: A Children’s Rights Audit of Irish Law.
The purpose of this document is to share direct extracts from the Final Report of the Working Group on the Protection Process with our membership and stakeholders in order to highlight the key findings, commitments and recommendations made in relation to children and young people in the protecti