Rights Posts

  • Children & Direct Provision
    By Edgar Debel In this research I wanted to look at Direct Provision in Ireland and its consequences on children and their lives. What is direct provision?Direct Provision is a system in place in Ireland which handles people who seek asylum and refugee in the country. In this system people are accommodated in what are… Continue reading Children & Direct Provision
  • Help Children Understand Their Rights Under the UNCRC
    Use these videos to help children understand their rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. (61) UNCRC Scotland – YouTube (61) Rights of the Child Segment 1 – What are Childrens Rights – YouTube
  • Young Children’s Voices Expressed Through Their Drawings
    This online gallery from the Early Childhood Voices Conference 2022 is a wonderful snapshot of children’s voices from around the world. Children were asked to create a drawing of themselves talking to someone and then their insights and discussions about their drawing were authentically documented. Click the link below to view the gallery. Children Draw… Continue reading Young Children’s Voices Expressed Through Their Drawings
  • The UNCRC
    Click here to read a summary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Summary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Final (childrensrights.ie)
  • Children’s Literature by Children?
    Blog December 2021: Children’s literature is usually associated with texts written for and about children by adults. Yet a number of scholars studying children’s literature are beginning to explore theoretical and practical possibilities of recognizing and respecting children as creators of children’s culture, including abundant texts created by them. This appreciation is especially timely as… Continue reading Children’s Literature by Children?
  • Young People’s Voting Rights?
    Children under 18 are a third of humanity, yet no democracy gives them the right to vote. Over time, suffrage has been extended for various reasons to wealthy traders, landowners, poor men, racial minorities, women, and most recently young adults. But minors (or in a few countries people under 16) are assumed to lack the… Continue reading Young People’s Voting Rights?
  • Traveller Children and Youth’s Rights Matter
    Together we Need to Validate and Make Visible Traveller Cultural Identity, Language and Values in Education Dr Anne Marie Kavanagh, School of Human Development, DCU Institute of Education It is entirely understandable to feel invisible when the school curriculum fails to recognise the value of your community’s cultural identity, knowledge system and concerns. Can any… Continue reading Traveller Children and Youth’s Rights Matter
  • A Child’s Voice
    Prof. Ewa Maciejewska-Mroczek Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Childhood Studies Research Team, University of Warsaw The category of voice is often a theme in childhood studies, and the right to express oneself under Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child seems to be the most frequently cited legal regulation in… Continue reading A Child’s Voice
  • Ukrainian Language Children’s books
    Ukrainian language Children’s books from the Museum of Childhood Ireland available now to borrow at Dún Laoghaire Library and at the People’s Museum, Limerick
  • Children’s Day
    20th November. Inclusion for every child World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on the 20th November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improvement of children’s welfare.  1.Children with an imprisoned family member are largely unseen & unheard in society. Yet they… Continue reading Children’s Day