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# rights of the child

This year
UN rights committee 'seriously concerned' over children in Ireland experiencing homelessness
The UN Rights of the Child Committee published observations on Ireland today.
Last year
'Significant gear change' needed to address children's rights shortfalls
The warning comes after the Ombudsman for Children’s Offices published two major reports that have been submitted to a UN Committee.
All time
Column: We continue to put children in adult prisons. It is utterly unacceptable.
Young people have the highest rates of reoffending, but they also have the greatest capacity for change – scientific evidence proves this.