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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 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 ...
Ireland’s experience of memorialisation in the context of serious violations of human rights and humanitarian law: A submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparations and guarantees of non-recurrence
(Justice for Magdalenes Research, 2020-01-24)
Background The systematic sexual, physical and emotional abuses which children experienced in Ireland’s Industrial and Reformatory Schools during the 20th century are discussed in the official report of the Commission ...