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Every day, men and women across Ireland help the ISPCC to make lasting differences in the lives of children and young people across Ireland. Can you help the ISPCC to listen to, support and empower children? Find out more about becoming a volunteer here.

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The ISPCC is heavily reliant on fundraising and very grateful for the public’s generous support. The organisation also receives funding through campaigns and events, corporate partners, trusts, foundations and government bodies. You can find out more about how to support our work to protect children here.

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Would you like to join the team at Ireland’s national child protection charity and help to make a difference in the lives of children and young people in Ireland? Check out our vacancies.

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Every child deserves to have their voice heard. The ISPCC has a long and proud history of lobbying and campaigning for, and on behalf of, children and young people in Ireland. To find out more about the issues on which we are campaigning and how you can support us, click here.

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Talking with children about murder
Parenting

It is very difficult for any member of our society to understand why a person is murdered. 

Often our immediate reaction as parents is to shield our children from even knowing that such violence exists. We may feel an instinctive urge to protect our children and shelter them from the horrific facts of such tragedies.

However, it is important that parents / carers engage with children around their feelings, give them the opportunity to talk and help empower them the skills to cope.

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Sharenting
Online Safety

What is Sharenting?

‘Sharenting’ is a combination of the words ‘parent’ and ‘sharing’ and is a term used to describe the over-use of social media by parents to share information online relating to their children such as pictures, information and private moments. 

A child’s digital footprint very often now begins when they are in the womb. Many parents choose to announce their pregnancy news on social media using their baby’s first scan picture. 

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Exposure to Inappropriate Content Online
Online Safety

One of the main concerns a parent may have around their child’s online activity is potential exposure to inappropriate content.

Having access to the vast array of content and information which the online world presents carries many benefits, as well as risks. While there are some potential dangers to children online,  there are many things you as a parent can do to help ensure your child is safe. 

 

What is Inappropriate Content?

ISPCC Missing Children's Hotline 116000

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