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    • Moving On: Aftercare Provision in Ireland 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
      As children journey through childhood, adolescence and into adulthood the majority experience love, support and stability that enables them to grow into independent, self assured adults. They often stay in the family ...
    • Parental Leave 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      Parents have the biggest influence on a child’s early life, particularly in their first year. The experiences children have during their first year lays the foundation for the rest of their childhood and for the adults ...
    • Programme for Government Recommendations 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      The Covid19 crisis has had widespread implications for children and families in Ireland. Children are bearing an enormous burden placed on them by this pandemic. Vulnerable and at risk children, such as those Barnardos ...
    • Reorganising Child and Family Support Services: Discussion Paper 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      Services for children and families in Ireland have long been divided across political Department lines, particularly at the national level. On the ground, services have developed in an ad hoc manner, responding to local ...
    • Saving Childhood Ryan: Fighting for Children Together 

      The Saving Childhood Group (Barnardos and others, 2010)
      The publication, of the Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (commonly known as the Ryan Report) on 20 May 2009 revealed horrific wrongdoings perpetrated against children living in institutions during the ...
    • Saving Childhood, Children's Rights Referendum: Not Sometime; Now 

      The Saving Childhood Group (Barnardos and others, 2010)
      The Saving Childhood Group (Barnardos, CARI, Children’s Rights Alliance, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, Irish Association of Young People in Care, ISPCC, One in Four and Rape Crisis Network Ireland) commissioned Behaviour ...
    • Separated Children in Foster Care 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      Fostering is caring for someone else's child in one's own home – providing family life for a child who, for one reason or another, cannot live with his or her own parents, either on a short or a long term basis. Foster ...
    • Seven Steps to Ending Child Poverty 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2005)
      Since 1997, the issue of child poverty has remained high on the political agenda with the result that there has been a strong commitment by Government to tackle it.This can be seen from the range of strategies and ...
    • Shifting Focus: From Criminal Justice to Social Justice - Building Better and Safer Communities 

      Irish Penal Reform Trust; Barnardos; Irish Association of Young People in Care (Barnardos and others, 2010)
      Crime cannot be viewed as a social problem in isolation from deeper social and economic issues. Understanding and responding to offending behaviour is a complex issue. There is no one ‘cause’ and no single solution; ...
    • Stand for Children: The Children's Manifesto 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      Children have been set low on the list of political priorities in Ireland for far too long. Too often they have been sidelined and voiceless. Those living in communities who are disenfranchised and marginalised are even ...
    • Submission on the Review of the Child Care Act 1991 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs on the review of the Child Care Act 1991 (CCA). Barnardos works with more than 14,000 families each year. For many of ...
    • Supporting Parents and Improving Child Outcomes 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      In February 2018 Barnardos launched its LOST Childhood campaign. The campaign shines a light on the fact that for one in seven children in Ireland their childhood is lost. These children have their dreams and chance at a ...
    • Third National Domestic Violence Strategy 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2021)
      Barnardos has been delivering quality, evidenced based services, providing practical and emotional supports to children, parents and families for almost 60 years. In 2020 we worked with more than 18,000 children and families ...
    • Towards a Scandinavian Childcare System for 0-12 Year Olds in Ireland? 

      Barnardos; Start Strong (Barnardos, 2012)
      Barnardos and Start Strong have worked together to prepare this short paper that compares the current provision of childcare and after-school services in Ireland for 0-12 year olds with the Scandinavian systems to which ...
    • Universalism - The Preferred and most Effective Option 

      Harvey, Brian (Barnardos, 2014)
      As Ireland emerges from the economic and social crisis, attention will turn to the future society that the country will build for its citizens, including its children. From the 1930s, European countries have struggled ...
    • Update on Saving Childhood Ryan/ Saving Childhood 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
      On 20th May 2010, to mark the first anniversary of the Ryan report, Barnardos and seven other organisations working directly with children or adult survivors of child abuse came together to launch the Saving Childhood ...
    • 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 ...