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#Child Deaths

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'Medical checks' for all children at US border posts after 8-year-old boy dies on Christmas Eve
# Guatamala
# Guatamala

'Medical checks' for all children at US border posts after 8-year-old boy dies on Christmas Eve

Dec 26th 2018, 10:36 AM 13,025 Views 36 Comments

It is the second death of a migrant child in the care and custody of US Customs and Border Protection in a month.

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

Aug 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 10,542 Views 32 Comments

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

78 children killed on Irish roads were not wearing a seatbelt
# Child Deaths
# Child Deaths

78 children killed on Irish roads were not wearing a seatbelt

Sep 2nd 2013, 10:35 AM 2,395 Views 30 Comments

Of the 262 children killed on roads since 1997, 112 were pedestrians, while 110 were car passengers.

Three children found dead in Suffolk house
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Three children found dead in Suffolk house

Apr 15th 2013, 5:02 PM 20,260 Views 37 Comments

The infants are believed to be aged three, two and eleven months.

Children's Minister to appear before Oireachtas health committee
# Children
# Children

Children's Minister to appear before Oireachtas health committee

Jul 12th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,001 Views 3 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald’s appearance before the the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children comes in the aftermath of the damning report on the deaths of children in care between 2000 and 2010.

Russian woman accused of throwing sons to their deaths
# Russia
# Russia

Russian woman accused of throwing sons to their deaths

Jun 26th 2012, 8:52 AM 5,623 Views 11 Comments

Investigation underway into deaths of boys aged four and seven.

So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes

Jun 24th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,342 Views 1 Comment

“What we have found, in one word, is a disgrace.”

Children's Ombudsman criticises application of 'in camera' rule on child cases
# Children
# Children

Children's Ombudsman criticises application of 'in camera' rule on child cases

Jun 24th 2012, 1:45 PM 4,916 Views 20 Comments

Emily Logan also said her office met with “resistance” when investigating children in care.

Column: Children, especially vulnerable ones, are not this society’s priority
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Children, especially vulnerable ones, are not this society’s priority

Jun 21st 2012, 7:30 PM 108 Views 16 Comments

Yesterday’s shocking report exposes our tendency to blame young people rather than listening to their cries, writes Catherine Joyce.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jun 20th 2012, 7:48 PM 9,915 Views 2 Comments

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

‘Shameful day’ as child deaths report ‘signifies our societal failure’
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

‘Shameful day’ as child deaths report ‘signifies our societal failure’

Jun 20th 2012, 6:30 PM 3,847 Views 49 Comments

There has been plenty of reaction to a report which examined the deaths of 196 children and young people in contact with State services between 2000 and 2010.

Deaths of many children in care ‘may have been preventable’, report finds
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Deaths of many children in care ‘may have been preventable’, report finds

Jun 20th 2012, 3:31 PM 3,881 Views 12 Comments

The Independent Child Death Review Group underlines a catalogue of major failings of the State’s child support services.

'Harrowing' report find deaths of some children in State care were preventable
# Child Deaths
# Child Deaths

'Harrowing' report find deaths of some children in State care were preventable

Jun 20th 2012, 8:01 AM 2,238 Views 14 Comments

The independent report examined the deaths of 196 vulnerable children who were living under the care of the State from 2000 – 2010.

Report on deaths of children in State care shows 'systemic failure'
# Child Deaths
# Child Deaths

Report on deaths of children in State care shows 'systemic failure'

Jun 18th 2012, 4:52 PM 2,282 Views 12 Comments

The report by the Independent Review Group set up to examine the deaths of nearly 200 children in care and young adults known to child protection services will be published this week.

Parents of six children who died in Derby fire charged with murder
# Derby Fire
# Derby Fire

Parents of six children who died in Derby fire charged with murder

May 30th 2012, 9:41 PM 15,945 Views 40 Comments

Michael and Mairead Philpott are due in court tomorrow.

Independent report on deaths of children in state care to be published 'shortly'
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Independent report on deaths of children in state care to be published 'shortly'

May 21st 2012, 6:45 AM 1,270 Views 3 Comments

Minister for Children says that the AG’s advice has been sought over the report before its publication.

Dutch Catholic institute to review child deaths
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Dutch Catholic institute to review child deaths

Aug 19th 2011, 8:42 AM 346 Views 8 Comments

The deaths of 40 children at the home in the early 1950s are not being treated as suspicious, according to Dutch prosecutors.

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp
# Child Deaths
# Child Deaths

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp

Aug 16th 2011, 5:46 PM 189 Views 5 Comments

Child mortality at a camp in Ethiopia has reached an “alarming” level, according to the UN Refugee Agency.

Mother sentenced to 16 years for killing three children
# UK
# UK

Mother sentenced to 16 years for killing three children

Apr 27th 2011, 3:41 PM 1,547 Views 0 Comments

Theresa Riggi admitted killing her three young children in August 2010 and to trying to cover her actions with a gas explosion.

Three Chinese children die after poisoning from 'tainted milk'
# China
# China

Three Chinese children die after poisoning from 'tainted milk'

Apr 8th 2011, 10:48 AM 536 Views 0 Comments

At least 34 people have fallen ill after drinking milk that contained nitrate.

Mother of three charged with children's murder
# Suspicious Deaths
# Suspicious Deaths

Mother of three charged with children's murder

Aug 7th 2010, 5:49 PM 184 Views 0 Comments

Bodies of children discovered in Edinburgh apartment on Wednesday.