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    • Barnardos’ Submission on the Development of the Intercultural Education Strategy 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to input into the drafting of the Intercultural Education Strategy. It is essential that such a strategy be rolled out given the ever increasing diversity of backgrounds, cultures and ...
    • Barnardos’ Submission to NESF: Child Literacy and Social Inclusion 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to input into the NESF Child Literacy and Social Inclusion report. Barnardos predominantly works with children and families living in disadvantaged areas and encounters many children ...
    • Submission to the Alcohol Advisory Group 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Alcohol Advisory Group and believes that a review of legislation in this area is necessary. While the remit of this group is to examine possible legislative ...
    • Children and Mental Health 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      For children and young people experiencing a mental health illness can affect all aspects of their future development, therefore, prevention and early intervention is the key to stemming the long term effects. Child ...
    • Barnardos’ Submission to COSC: National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and Gender based Violence 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      Barnardos believes that the key to the success of any national strategy focusing on violence within the household is for a whole family approach to be adopted from the outset. This is the best way towards ensuring that ...
    • Play and Recreation 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      Every time a child plays, they learn. By sharing and taking turns, negotiating obstacles, exercising imaginations and interacting with others, children develop the skills and experience that in turn lead to enhanced ...
    • Barnardos’ Submission on the Development of the National Drugs Strategy 2008 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to input into the drafting of the next National Drugs Strategy. This submission will examine the impact drugs can have on children growing up a household where adults misuse drugs but ...
    • Child Abuse Through the Internet 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      New technologies such as the internet, although very valuable, can put children at risk of exploitation and harm. The internet can give people who are interested in abusing or exploiting children a new medium to network, ...
    • Children and Homelessness 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      Homeless children are one of the most marginalised groups of children in Ireland. Children become homeless when a number of different life events merge but the overall root cause is poverty. Children experience ‘hidden’ ...
    • Early Childhood Education and Care 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      The first few years of a child’s life are the most critical in terms of development and learning. Developmental milestones are time-bound and the fact is they are either reached or missed. Remedial action at a later date ...
    • Enough is Enough. We Must Now Prioritise Children in Ireland 

      Barnardos (2009)
      Barnardos today welcomed the long awaited publication of the Commission of Inquiry into the Dublin Diocese report, particularly welcoming the report's inclusion of strong and unequivocal statements regarding the collusion ...
    • Written Out, Written Off 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      Education is a right, not a privilege. It is a right that can make all the difference to a child: the difference between believing in their own future and despairing of it; the difference between living in poverty and ...
    • Submission into Management of Sex Offenders: Discussion Document 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      Barnardos welcomes to the opportunity to provide input into the Management of Sex Offenders Discussion Document. This submission will follow the thematic format of the discussion document giving commentary and suggestions ...
    • Barnardos’ Submission to the Expert Group on Resource Allocation and Financing in the Health Sector 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      Numerous commentators have observed the dire state of Ireland’s health sector and the inequality which continues to underpin services in the State. Barnardos agrees with the Taoiseach’s description of our health system ...
    • Children and Homelessness 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      All children deserve to have a place they can call home. Somewhere they feel safe, warm and protected. Homeless children are one of the most marginalised groups of children in Ireland. Children become homeless when a ...
    • Barnardos’ Submission into National Paediatric Hospital Development Board 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to input into the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board as it develops its Design Brief for the new children’s hospital in Dublin. Barnardos believes that the principle of the ...
    • Children Experiencing Neglect 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      The consequences of abuse on a child can be long lasting and varied depending on the severity, the frequency of the abuse, the age of onset and the relationship between victim and abuser. It can affect every aspect of a ...
    • Submission to the Joint Committee to the Constitutional Amendment on Children 

      Barnardos; CARI; Dublin Rape Crisis Centre; ISPCC; One In Four; Rape Crisis Network Of Ireland (Barnardos, CARI, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, ISPCC, One In Four & Rape Crisis Network Of Ireland, 2009)
      We are a group of organisations that work, day in and day out, with and on behalf of children and families, and with adult victims of childhood abuse. We offer a range of services to people who need support – services ...
    • Barnardos’ Observations on the Criminal Justice (Public Order) (Amendment) Bill 2008 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      Barnardos recognises that many people who beg are living in very difficult circumstances and often experience problems including homelessness, addiction and mental health difficulties. Families and children living in ...
    • Barnardos Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Education and Science. Staying in School: The Way Forward Draft Report 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      The Draft Report is a positive contribution to the policy debate on the enduring problems of educational disadvantage and early school leaving in Ireland. Although the conclusions and recommendations of the report have ...