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Children's Rights Behind Bars

Children’s Rights Behind Bars is a collaboration between 16 European and International organisations that work for children’s rights, led by Defence for Children International (DCI). The goal of the project is to increase the respect of human rights of children deprived of liberty and improve the implementation of international juvenile justice standards to protect the rights and needs of incarcerated children.

The project is financed by the European Commission within the framework of the Criminal Justice Programme.

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IPRT welcomes passing of Children (Amendment) Bill 2015

The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) welcomes the passage today of the Children (Amendment) Bill 2015 as another important step towards ending the detention of children in adult prisons in Ireland. Read more

HIQA inspection report of Oberstown children detention school campus

IPRT welcomes the publication by HIQA of its reports on two inspections of the Oberstown children detention school campus, which took place 28-30 October and 4 November 2014. The inspection reports were published alongside an Action Plan, which includes details on actions already taken to address issues of concern. Read more

Roundup: Children's Rights Behind Bars

IPRT launched a new report on monitoring mechanisms in places where children are detained on 11th December 2014. This formed part of an EC-funded project. Read more

Children's Rights Behind Bars: Report

Children’s Rights Behind Bars is a collaboration between 16 European and International organisations. Its goal is to increase the respect of human rights of children deprived of liberty and improve the implementation of international juvenile justice standards to protect the rights and needs of incarcerated children. Read more

Children's Rights Behind Bars: Where are we now?

This seminar explores whether Ireland's children detention system is meeting its goal as model, particularly in the area of monitoring and complaints. A national report on monitoring complaints mechanisms in places where children are detained was launched at the event. Read more