Children and Youth Affairs

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Children and Youth Affairs

Clare asked Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if the Irish state would issue an apology to the thousands of Irish people who were illegally adopted in this country as other jurisdictions such as Australia and the U.K. have issued similar apologes.  Click on the link below to watch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2_HwvKlYFg

Children and Youth Affairs, Features, International

by Jamison Maeda

As political and religious leaders continue to flood the airwaves with decades old rhetoric about family values and the American way of life, ordinary people mourn the death of a another child murdered by the very people who adopted her.

Hana Alemu was born in Ethiopia, and adopted by an America couple from Washington State. Carri and Larry Williams, the adoptive parents, beat, starved and tortured Hana. They kept her locked in a closet or outside where she used an outdoor toilet and was hosed down with cold water.
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Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

Clare Daly asked the minister for Children about continuing delays in putting forward legislation to cater for tracing rights for the thousands of people who were illegally adopted over decades in Ireland. Click on the link below to watch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFl-OUfUdfY&feature=youtu.be

Happy New Ear

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2013
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Children and Youth Affairs, Features, Health

Government must show commitment to  Introduce a programme for Bilateral Cochlear Implants now.FG Children's Referendum poster

Ministers James Reilly, Kathleen Lynch and Alex White have all stated in the last week that the programme for bilateral cochlear implants is a priority.  Despite months of positive comments about its introduction no Government Minister has given any commitment to approve the funding to introduce the programme.
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