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Children’s Resources

Resources for young people who are concerned about domestic abuse

This Me2U poster was created by children and young people who have lived with domestic violence and abuse. It shares their advice for other children and young people living with domestic violence and abuse. 

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Your Rights

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (which Ireland signed up to in 1992) provides many rights to all children and young people. It declares:

  • To be protected and live free violence, abuse or harm.
  • To be brought up by your parents in a family, unless it is not in your interests.
  • To express your views and to have them taken into account in matters affecting you.
  • To have decision affecting you made in your best interest.
  • To be treated with dignity and respect.
  • To be free from discrimination.
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