30th November 2009
The Irish Penal Reform Trust will today launch a new report: Detention of Children in Ireland: International Standards and Best Practice, outlining the legal framework, policies and practices regarding the use of custodial measures for children in Ireland and internationally.
26th November 2009
The Irish Association of Young People in Care has launched the young people’s version of Policies and Procedures for Children’s Residential Centres, Your Guide to Living in Residential Care.
25th November 2009
A new report from IPRT considers the implementation of international human rights standards to children detention in Ireland, and details best practice examples from Ireland and other European jurisdictions.
19th November 2009
A report by the Ombudsman for Children, Emily Logan, highlights the inadequate service provision of care for asylum seeking children.
16th November 2009
In an article in today's Irish Times, Dr Conor O'Neill outlines the obstacles faced by people with mental illness in the criminal justice system, and the working of the Prison Inreach and Court Liaison Service (PICLS).
9th November 2009
The number of people jailed for not paying fines reached 1,897 in the first 6 months of 2009.