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# Children's Rights

This year
Government failures on housing have 'lasting impact' on young children, says charity
Last year
TikTok gets green light to challenge €345m fine from watchdog over children's privacy failure
All time
'Significant gear change' needed to address children's rights shortfalls
Opinion: 'I spent fewer than six months in a mother and baby home and I was traumatised'
Beth Wallace
Opinion: This government needs to prioritise childcare after a decade of underfunding
Frances Byrne
Ombudsman for Children criticises Government and declares 2020 a 'devastating year' for young people
Rat infestations and overcrowding: Probe into Cork halting site exposes dangerous living conditions
Children's Rights Alliance: This government must do better when it comes to education
Saoirse Brady
Opinion: 'She knocked on the door and the nun said her son was gone' - the story of the forgotten foster children
Jamie Canavan
Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end
Children with disabilities waiting years for assessment a violation of their rights, committee to be told
Ivana Bacik: Children who are born in Ireland belong here
Ivana Bacik
'Ireland lost one of our greatest champions of children': Tributes paid to advocate Norah Gibbons
Mary McAleese says the Vatican is moving backwards on children's rights
"We call this residential care, I call it institutionalisation of trauma": Group calls for better child protection
Most complaints made to children's watchdog are about schools
"At the moment, court is a very frightening place for a child" - young victims in Ireland's legal system
The UN has called Ireland out on religious schools' 'discriminatory admissions policies'
The number of children living in poverty could fill Mayo
Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy
Katherine Irwin
Nobel committee shocked by guy who says Malala 'hasn't actually done anything'
When Ireland can't help, here's where children can turn to
Philomena Lee to speak about her experience of forced adoption in Ireland
Opinion: Once again, we've heard a depressingly familiar tune from Ireland on human rights
Kirsten Roberts
New law would make it complusory for fathers' names to be included on birth certs
Government fails Traveller, migrant children and those who are at risk of poverty
New child protection agency to be officially launched today
Children's Ombudsman has "trust of the public" needed for Roma cases probe
Ireland 'must ratify' protocols to UN convention on child protection
Van Turnhout in discussions with Fine Gael over filling Mitchell's MEP seat
Column: Last year's multi-million euro underspend in mental health is unacceptable
Tanya Ward
New bill introduces definition of a grandparent
Government awarded overall C grade in 2013 report card
Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill
Referendum website's 'Like' button illustrated bias for Yes vote
‘Baby boxes’: what they are, and why the UN wants them banned
Column: We've passed the children's referendum, but there's more to do
Maria Corbett
Constituency-by-constituency: How you voted
Column: ‘I want the best for children, which is why I am voting No’
Pat Kavanagh