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    • Comprehensive Vetting System 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      Paper describing the vetting system in Ireland and the limitations it has.
    • Abuse Through Prostitution and the Internet 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      The scale of child prostitution, child trafficking and grooming has increased considerably due to the development of new technologies such as the internet and mobile phones. The new technologies give people who are ...
    • Child Prostitution 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      The existence of child prostitution is an alarming indictment of Irish society. Childhood should be a precious time when innocence is protected. We have a moral and societal responsibility to ensure children are protected ...
    • Separated Children in Foster Care: Seminar Paper 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      In the last decade, over 2,900 separated children, who are children outside their country of origin without the protection of their parents or guardians, have come to Ireland and have been placed into the care of the Health ...
    • The Housing Crisis 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2014)
      Barnardos is seriously concerned about the scale of the housing crisis now facing many low income families particularly those reliant on social welfare. Many children are experiencing their childhood in overcrowded, ...
    • A Million Reasons to Get it Right : The Barnardos Children's Declaration 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      The purpose of A Million Reasons to Get it Right — The Barnardos Children’s Declaration is to shine a spotlight on the key issues that affect children’s lives. Our hope is that the recommendations we are proposing will ...
    • 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; ...
    • Building Brighter Futures: Keeping Children Safe as Houses 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
      Barnardos is appealing to the Property Industry to raise £250,000 this year to help us provide desperately needed services to vulnerable children and their families.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Child Poverty: Ireland in Recession 

      End Child Poverty Coalition (Barnardos and others, 2011)
      The recession has hit the lives of many children hard. Child poverty in Ireland did not end during the boom years, in spite of Government promises. Now, as our economic situation worsens, and families up and down the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evaluating and Measuring Outcomes for Separated Children 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      The Ryan Implementation Plan (2009) recommended that the Health Service Executive end the use of separately run hostels for separated children seeking asylum and instead implement equity of care policy accommodating them ...
    • 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 ...
    • Advocacy Paper on Separated Children 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      Historically, there has been a lack of child centred approach in dealing with separated children in Ireland, with too much emphasis placed on the immigration status of the child rather than the interests of the child. This ...
    • 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 ...
    • Aftercare for Separated Children 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Aftercare is a range of services provided to a young person when they leave the care of the State aged 18. These services should support young people while they make the transition from living in care to adulthood, with ...
    • Barnardos’ Children’s Declaration Action Plan (Summary) 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
      Summary of Barnardos’ Children’s Declaration Action Plan actions.
    • Make the Grade 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      The intrinsic right to an education is guaranteed to every child in Ireland under Section 42 of the Irish Constitution. Articles 28 and 29 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child give further voice to those ...
    • 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 ...