Welcome for child protection recommendations

15 Jul 2013
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Irish Times

‘Irish Times’ reports that key recommendations in the latest report by the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection must be implemented, groups advocating for young people and children have said. Among the recommendations in the report by Geoffrey Shannon, are that cyberbullying be made a criminal offence; that schools be legally mandated to draw up and enforce strict disciplinary codes with regard to bullying and the misuse of social media; and that “automatic guardianship rights be extended to unmarried fathers and stepparents”:http://tdh-childprotection.org/news/child-protection-watchdog-calls-for-extension-of-guardianship-rights.

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