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Making Rights Real Cover

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.

Making Just Choices

The CV Pillar proposes seven key initiatives it believes should be part of a strategic approach to addressing Ireland’s current challenges in Budget 2015 and beyond.

Asylum Seeking Working Group Report Extracts Cover Image

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

PBS 2016 Social Protection Cover Image

The Children’s Rights Alliance welcomes the opportunity to submit its views to the Department of Social Protection in relation to the development of Budget 2016.

Picture Your Rights Cover Image

We represent the voices of children and young people from all over Ireland and their concerns. There are 1,148,687 children in Ireland that make up over 25% of the population. The number of children in Ireland increased by over 13% between 2002 and 2011 and Ireland now has the highest proportion of children in the European Union. This report represents the view of children of all ages living in Ireland. . . .

Newsletter Winter/Spring 2015

Report Card 2015; Launch of Know Your Rights; Welcoming Dr. Geoffrey Shannon our Founding Patron; Catherine McGuinness Fellowship; The Children and Family Relationship Act; The Road to Geneva: Ireland before the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child; Optional protocol to the UNCRC: a complaints procedure.

Welcome to the Children’s Rights Alliance Annual Review. In 2014, we continued to unite voices for children and are especially proud of our impacts.

International Protection Bill 2015 Cover

The Alliance welcomes the publication of the General Scheme of the International Protection Bill 2015 and the opportunity to be consulted on the Scheme by the Joint Committee on Justice, Equality and Defence.

Know Your Rights: Children Law and Gardai

As a victim of crime, you have the right to report that crime to the Gardaí (police).

Know Your Rights: Rights in the Family

You have a right to live with your family if this is in your best interests. Read more  . . .