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Ireland's Magdalene Laundries and the state's duty to protect
(Law Society of Ireland, 2011)
Irish society has recently begun to come to terms with a legacy of systemic physical, sexual and emotional maltreatment of children from the 1930s to the 1970s in State-funded, Catholic Church-run Industrial and ...
Justice for Magdalenes: Follow-up report to the UN Committee against Torture
(Justice for Magdalenes, 2012-05)
The Committee is gravely concerned at the failure by the State party to protect girls and women who were involuntarily confined between 1922 and 1996 in the Magdalene Laundries, by failing to regulate and inspect their ...
ICCL/ICHR submission to Oireachtas Justice Committee consultation on direct provision in Ireland
(Irish Council for Civil Liberties, 2019-05-31)
This is a joint submission by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) and Dr Maeve O’Rourke of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway.
Justice for Magdalenes Research: Stakeholder submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the Universal Periodic Review of Ireland
(Justice for Magdalenes Research, 2016-04)
Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries were residential, commercial laundries housed in Catholic convents where between 1922i and 1996,ii well over 10,000iii women and girls, as young as nine, were incarcerated and forced into ...
10 ways institutional abuse details are still being kept secret
(RTÉ Brainstorm, 2019-09-05)
The Taoiseach has tonight issued an apology on behalf of the State and its citizens to the victims of child abuse. Mr. Ahern made the apology as he announced a package of measures to tackle such abuse. These include the ...
CLANN: Ireland's unmarried mothers and their children: Gathering the data: Principal submission to the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes
(Justice For Magdalenes Research, Adoption Rights Alliance, Hogan Lovells, 2018-10-15)
The Clann Project is a joint voluntary initiative by Adoption Rights Alliance ("ARA") and Justice for Magdalenes Research ("JFMR") in association with global law firm Hogan Lovells. The purpose of the Clann Project is ...
Justice for Magdalenes Ireland: Submission to the United Nations Committee against Torture
(Justice for Magdalenes Research, 2011-05)
Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries were residential, commercial and for-profit laundries operated by four Irish orders of nunsi where between the foundation of the Irish Free State in 1922ii and 1996, when the last institution ...
Justice for Magdalenes Ireland: Submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review
(Justice for Magdalenes Research, 2011-10)
Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries were residential, commercial and for-profit laundries operated in Catholic convents by four orders of nuns: The Sisters of Mercyi , The Sisters of Our Lady of Charity, ii the Sisters of ...
Justice for Magdalenes Research: NGO submission to the UN Committee against Torture in respect of Ireland
(Justice for Magdalenes Research, 2017-07)
In 2011, the Committee Against Torture (‘the Committee’) made three urgent recommendations13 to Ireland regarding the abuse of thousands of girls and women in Magdalene Laundries between 1922 and 1996. The Committee ...
Justice for Magdalenes Research NGO submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in respect of Ireland
(Justice for Magdalenes Research, 2017-02)
Paragraph 5 of the Committee’s List of issues prior to reporting (LOIPR)i addresses Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries abuse. The Committee asks Ireland about the following: (1) Whether the State will establish an independent, ...