Children's Law Centre

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Children with special needs and disabilities in Northern Ireland are "being forgotten" in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Children's Law Centre (CLC) has warned. The law centre issued a statement yesterday in response to reports of disabled children facing severe negative impacts as a res

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The Children's Law Centre (CLC) in Northern Ireland has secured a £675,000 funding boost from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation's Youth Strategic Investment Fund. The law centre, established in 1997, is one of five organisations receiving support in the latest round of the Fund and the only one based

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Controversial spit hoods have been rolled out to thousands more PSNI officers in spite of a call from the Northern Ireland Policing Board for their use to be "phased out as soon as possible". Four NGOs – Amnesty International, the Children's Law Centre, CAJ and Include Youth – have calle

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Plans for a new joint “care and justice campus” for children and young people lack clarity and should have involved more consultation with children and young people, the Children's Law Centre (CLC) has said. A consultation was launched last October on proposals for a new combined campus

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The Northern Ireland Executive is "failing children and young people", the Children's Law Centre has told the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). In a report submitted to the committee, the law centre said there has been a "systemic failure" to incorporate the principles of the UN Conve

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The Children's Law Centre has received a £31,000 grant from Northern Ireland's Department of Justice to support young people in Woodlands Juvenile Justice Centre. Over £1.8 million of funding has been allocated under the Assets Recovery Community Scheme (ARCS) to projects aimed at tackli

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