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#Neglect

From TheJournal.ie 'Isolated at home with their tormentor': Childline experiences increase in calls since closure of schools Child Abuse

'Isolated at home with their tormentor': Childline experiences increase in calls since closure of schools

The ISPCC said home is not a happy place for all children and they do not have their regular support network in schools anymore.

From TheJournal.ie UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles Trauma

UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles

The research aims to identify the positive factors that helped peole who experienced trauma in their childhoods.

From TheJournal.ie Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property Courts

Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property

The man received a fine of €1,150.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter Jailed

Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter

The now 16-year-old had 46 separate injuries all over her body when she was examined by medical practitioners in 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway after several horses found dead in Clonmel Animal Welfare

Investigation underway after several horses found dead in Clonmel

A number of animals were also seized by authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 20,000 reports of suspected child abuse were made to Tusla last year Child Abuse

Nearly 20,000 reports of suspected child abuse were made to Tusla last year

This represents a 5% increase from 2015 figures.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year Physical

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year

The most common type of abuse among 18-64 years olds was physical 48%, psychological 24% and sexual abuse 11%.

From TheJournal.ie Beaten, neglected, left home alone - The report 'every parent in the country needs to read' Child Protection

Beaten, neglected, left home alone - The report 'every parent in the country needs to read'

A shocking report published yesterday highlights cases of abuse and neglect of children in this country – and the State’s efforts to protect them.

From TheJournal.ie In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings Morocco

In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings

A housing crisis has led Moroccans to cobble together makeshift homes.

From TheJournal.ie At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin Horses

At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin

There were 4,923 horses seized across Ireland in just one year and most were put down.

From TheJournal.ie Boy in Belgian hospital after being left on freezing balcony for 15 hours as 'punishment' Neglect

Boy in Belgian hospital after being left on freezing balcony for 15 hours as 'punishment'

The six-year-old was dressed in just his pyjamas.

From TheJournal.ie Father sentenced to nine years after force feeding his three-year-old son to death London

Father sentenced to nine years after force feeding his three-year-old son to death

The court heard that the father would mix together cereal and bread with milk and then place his son upon his lap and force him to drink the mixture.

From TheJournal.ie Jeff's story: A worried little boy in care - quiet, kind and deeply troubled Children In Care

Jeff's story: A worried little boy in care - quiet, kind and deeply troubled

The child had been placed in care because of family violence, parental alcohol use and neglect and remained in care until he was an adult.

From TheJournal.ie Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year Child Abuse

Beating, pinching, deliberate poisoning - 19,000 reports of child abuse made in Ireland every year

The largest number of referrals relate to concerns about emotional abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal by couple convicted of letting MS sufferer die with 'maggots in her infected bedsores' Filthy Conditions

Appeal by couple convicted of letting MS sufferer die with 'maggots in her infected bedsores'

They contend the jury should have been allowed to consider the HSE’s alleged culpability in the death of immobile MS sufferer Evelyn Joel.

From TheJournal.ie Care order issued 'without question' as hungry children found living in cold, filthy conditions Neglect

Care order issued 'without question' as hungry children found living in cold, filthy conditions

The case was outlined in the latest volume of the Child Care Law Reporting Project.

From TheJournal.ie Argentinian man accused of locking his wife and autistic son in a cage for years Neglect
From TheJournal.ie Things I’ve learned from seven years as a Childline volunteer Column

Things I’ve learned from seven years as a Childline volunteer

After seven years of volunteering, I’ve learned a few things about young people that are worth sharing.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers Child Protection

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers

Social workers say they feel “ethically compromised” by the suggestion.

From TheJournal.ie Toddler in Utah horrifically 'beaten to death over a dirty nappy'

Toddler in Utah horrifically 'beaten to death over a dirty nappy'

“There are no words for what this baby went through and the pain he suffered.”

From TheJournal.ie Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned Garda Investigation

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned

The two ponies were lent out to a foster home, but have since gone missing.

From TheJournal.ie Abuse, violence, mental health: Children in Ireland called for help 664,000 times last year Childline

Abuse, violence, mental health: Children in Ireland called for help 664,000 times last year

Figures from Childline indicate children are more comfortable talking about mental health on the web, with 20 per cent of online contacts relating to this area.

From TheJournal.ie Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse Intentional Injury

Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse

That’s according to a new report from the European Child Safety Alliance.

From TheJournal.ie How could you not adopt one of these dogs? Dog Day Afternoon This post contains images

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?

Warning: Candidates in today’s Galway adoption day making puppy dog eyes at you.

From TheJournal.ie If you see children begging on the street, the ISPCC want you to report it Neglect

If you see children begging on the street, the ISPCC want you to report it

The society’s Leanbh service wants members of the public to contact their out of hours service or gardaí if they see children begging.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’ Opinion

Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’

Ireland needs to follow the lead of other countries and make corporal punishment illegal, writes Tanya Ward.

From TheJournal.ie African children are 20 times more likely to be taken into care - report Children In Care

African children are 20 times more likely to be taken into care - report

The Child Care Law Reporting Project described the figures as “striking” and questioned the effect of the direct provision system on child welfare.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny: We have failed too many children Child Abuse

Kenny: We have failed too many children

The Taoiseach spoke at a conference on child abuse and neglect last night.

From TheJournal.ie Seven cases of sexual abuse reported in direct provision hostels in 2012 Asylum Seekers

Seven cases of sexual abuse reported in direct provision hostels in 2012

The average time spent in direct provision hostels has increased, but the numbers in the centres has declined.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week' Redress

Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'

The survivors who lived in the home have been calling for a number of years for redress and an apology for their time there.

From TheJournal.ie Report criticises HSE response to child neglect cases Neglect

Report criticises HSE response to child neglect cases

The review of almost 100 cases found the extent of neglect was poorly documented in many social workers’ initial reports.

From TheJournal.ie Consideration on Bethany Home redress to be concluded 'in weeks' Apology

Consideration on Bethany Home redress to be concluded 'in weeks'

Bethany survivor Derek Leinster said it is “breathtaking” and “great news” that an apology and redress could be on its way.

From TheJournal.ie "Against all the odds, I survived": Bethany Home survivors tell their stories Bethany Home

"Against all the odds, I survived": Bethany Home survivors tell their stories

Two men who spent time in the Bethany Home as children spoke to TheJournal.ie about the neglect they say they experienced there.

From TheJournal.ie Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week Animal Rights

Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week

All six horses had died or had to be humanely destroyed because of starvation and neglect.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie 25 puppies surrendered to Dogs Trust in 6 days Animal Welfare

25 puppies surrendered to Dogs Trust in 6 days

Some of the puppies were left in bags in a graveyard and along a canal while others arrived with serious burns on their paws from standing in their own urine.

From TheJournal.ie TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas Funding

TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas

The Minister has said the phasing out of city council and development boards will have implications for the programme.

From TheJournal.ie Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected Elderly

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected

They said they had seen other staff members neglecting the residents, while a quarter said they had seen psychologically abusive acts take place.

From TheJournal.ie HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals Elder Abuse

HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals

The majority of alleged victims were aged over 80, female, and had reportedly been neglected or abused by a relative.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old girl 'died after being locked in freezing bedroom' Tragedy

Three-year-old girl 'died after being locked in freezing bedroom'

The toddler’s younger sister survived but suffered extreme hypothermia, authorities in Alaska said.

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