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[Independent.ie] , Schiller, Robin Drunken abuse of children 'a crisis'. (29 Jun 2017)

PDF (Dr Geoffrey Shannon - opening statement to Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs) - Supplemental Material

URL: http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/drunken-abuse...

Violence against young people by parents abusing alcohol has been described as a "national crisis" by the author of an audit on child protection within the State. Dr Geoffrey Shannon, the Government's special rapporteur on child protection, said there is a "prevalence" of domestic abuse in Irish homes.......

Item Type:News
Date:29 June 2017
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Problem substance use
B Substances > Alcohol
L Social psychology and related concepts > Interpersonal interaction and group dynamics > Social support
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Law enforcement agency
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Social services
T Demographic characteristics > Child of person who uses substances
T Demographic characteristics > Parent
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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