Barnardos’ Observations on the Criminal Justice (Public Order) (Amendment) Bill 2008
Barnardos. (2009). Barnardos’ Observations on the Criminal Justice (Public Order) (Amendment) Bill 2008. https://knowledge.barnardos.ie/handle/20.500.13085/695
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 these situations are particularly at risk from violence, crime, prostitution and abuse.