Children and Youth Affairs

Archive for the ‘Children and Youth Affairs’ Category

Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues

Clare Daly speaking recently on the Open Adoption Bill 2014 and highlighting the tragedy of denying adopted persons access to their birth records.  She urged the new Minister for Children to make tracing legislation a priority.  Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKKyXH-e-1Q

Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues

I recently asks the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs a number of questions relating to the rights of adopted people to access their files:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WTzt_-Ju9E
Read More

Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues

I recently asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (Ms. Fitzgerald) where her department stood in relation to the violation of children’s rights regarding the use of PULSE:
 ORAL ANSWER on 27/03/2014

 To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the contact that she has had with the Department of Justice and Equality and An Garda Síochána in relation to allegations that Traveller children, including a 16 day old baby were assigned criminal intelligence PULSE numbers as a matter of routine; the postion regarding children’s rights in this area.; and if she will make a statement on the matter.
Read More

Young Carers

Feb
2014
13

Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues

Clare recently asked the Minister For Youth Affairs about provisions to help thousands of young people who are performing the role of carers.
Read More