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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...