Children's Issues in the news
ISPCC Anti-Bullying National Day of Action
Today, Friday March 7th, sees a network of volunteers taking to the streets nationwide as part of the ISPCC Shield Campaign to sell blue Shield Pins for just €2 and get as many people as we can to join us in standing up against bullying.
Seanad debate on Child Beauty Pageants
The ISPCC welcomes Senator van Turnhout’s motion on condemning the holding of child beauty pageants in Ireland which has already received unanimous support from all Senators across all political parties in the Seanad.
A ban on child beauty pageants
A leading children's rights activist says Ireland needs to send out a clear message that we don't host child beauty pageants.
ISPCC welcome lengthy custodial sentence
ISPCC Responds to sentencing of Man for 5 counts of Rape against two children aged six and 9 in Athlone in 2013.
ISPCC Marks the Beginning of a Month of Anti-Bullying Activities
Today marks the beginning of a very important chapter and month long endeavour for the ISPCC in its stand against bullying behaviours.
Bystanders must realise crucial role they can play in stopping the bullies
Andrew Jackson, ISPCC National Anti-Bullying Coordinator, wrote this piece for the Irish Independent on the 'Role of the Bystander' in relation to bullying.
ISPCC Shield Campaign - We're standing up against Bullying, are you?
Today Monday, 24th February at 11am, at the Westbury Hotel in Dublin, the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) launches its annual Anti-Bullying Shield Campaign to continue to raise awareness of the issue of bullying and to highlight the positive work that has been undertaken with schools around the country.
High proportion of parents unsure of how anti-bullying measures work in schools
A quarter of parents are unsure about the effectiveness of anti-bullying measures in their children’s schools as new mandatory procedures are due to be introduced by the end of this term.
ISPCC calls for greater online safety measures on Safer Internet Day 2014
Today, recognising Safer Internet Day the ISPCC welcomes the publication of the Net Children Go Mobile Irish report and reiterates calls for greater safety measures.
Minister Fitzgerald welcomes first Irish report on children’s smartphone usage
Frances Fitzgerald TD. Minister for Children & Youth Affairs has today welcomed the first Irish report of the ‘Net Children Go Mobile’ project.