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Abandoned: Bereaved family slam DWP for disability payment delays

Abandoned: Bereaved family slam DWP for disability payment delays | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Single mother suffering from mental illness left without benefits for six months.
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The primary school children with criminal convictions - Telegraph

The primary school children with criminal convictions - Telegraph | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
New figures reveal how thousands of children in England and Wales are trapped in a cycle of reoffending
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malek's comment, June 9, 2014 8:48 AM
social fabric is under attack
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Top doctor and midwife reported dreadful conditions in homes

Top doctor and midwife reported dreadful conditions in  homes | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Memoirs recall rampant infections, ban on painkillers and stitches.
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Baby deaths: now Gardai probe the Tuam 'mass grave' - Independent.ie

Baby deaths: now Gardai probe the Tuam 'mass grave' - Independent.ie | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
TWO senior gardai are to conduct a "fact-finding" mission into the deaths of 796 babies believed to be buried in a mass grave in Tuam, the Sunday Independent has learned.
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‘When they took away my baby, they took away my life’

‘When they took away my baby, they took away my life’ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Children adopted from a mother-and-baby home run by the Sacred Heart Sisters in Cork have called for an independent public inquiry to find out how many babies died at the centre and where the bodies are buried.
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All homes for unwed mothers to be included in inquiry - Independent.ie

All homes for unwed mothers to be included in inquiry - Independent.ie | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Government will include all major mother-and-baby homes in an independent inquiry commission after the dramatic intervention of the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin.
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Arizona Prisons Ignored Medical Needs And Let Sick Inmates Die, Major Lawsuit Claims

Arizona Prisons Ignored Medical Needs And Let Sick Inmates Die, Major Lawsuit Claims | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A class action suit on behalf of Arizona's entire prison population is headed to trial.
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No Child Is a Superpredator | The Progressive

No Child Is a Superpredator | The Progressive | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

I was sentenced for my role in a first-degree murder when I was 13, just before the superpredator theory came into being.

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Jocelyn Stoller's curator insight, June 9, 2014 3:36 AM

There are effective prevention and intervention methods that can be used at each stage of an at-risk child's life to offset a tragic, ruined future.


Every child who ends up in prison is a mark of shame on our society for not investing in policies that promote healthy social-emotional development by supporting stable and nurturing families and communities, and limiting exposure to toxins, trauma, neglect and abuse.

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List of Catholic run Residential Institutions where thousands of children were abused and tortured

List of Catholic run Residential Institutions where thousands of children were abused and tortured | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Raped Syrian women break the silence -


Human rights groups and opposition activists say Syrian women held in state prisons are being raped and tortured. Many victims are too afraid to talk.Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr met some of the women, who now live in Turkey.

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The Last Piece of Dirty Carpet: Adoption in Ireland | culchieblog

The Last Piece of Dirty Carpet: Adoption in Ireland | culchieblog | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Adoption, Magdalene Laundries, SurvivorsThe Last Piece of Dirty Carpet: Adoption in IrelandJune 7, 2014culchiewomanLeave a commentBessboro, Cork, 

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Seeing Squalor and Unconcern in Southern Jail

Seeing Squalor and Unconcern in Southern Jail | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Two years after control of the East Mississippi Correctional Facility changed hands amid complaints about squalid conditions, advocates for inmates say little has improved.
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Religious orders allowed over 2,000 Irish children to be used in medical experiments

Religious orders allowed over 2,000 Irish children to be used in medical experiments | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Cork historian discovers shocking evidence of 1930s trials.
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Protests outside Indian High Commission in UK

Protests outside Indian High Commission in UK | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In a display of unity against series of rapes and other crimes against women in India, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, more than 400 people of various denominations protested Wednesday outside the I...
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Court crisis warning as legal aid cuts trigger surge in parents fighting for child custody without lawyer - Telegraph

Court crisis warning as legal aid cuts trigger surge in parents fighting for child custody without lawyer - Telegraph | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Lawyers warn of ‘huge delays’ in family court cases as number of parents facing prospect of representing themselves jumps 48 per cent
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Homeless teens share their unique challenges

Homeless teens share their unique challenges | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
John Marshall High School senior Jayvonte Richardson vividly remembers how he became homeless.
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We must stop claiming that ‘we never knew’ about child abuse. | Irish history podcast

We must stop claiming that ‘we never knew’ about child abuse. | Irish history podcast | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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5 Years After Dr. Tiller’s Death, It’s Still Dangerous To Be An Abortion Doctor

5 Years After Dr. Tiller’s Death, It’s Still Dangerous To Be An Abortion Doctor | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Violence and harassment is still part of the fabric of abortion providers' everyday lives -- and it's poised to get even worse.
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UK child poverty plans 'doomed'

UK child poverty plans 'doomed' | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Britain's child poverty plans are "doomed" to fail as 3.5 million children will be in absolute poverty by 2020, says a group led by Alan Milburn.
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Opinion: Horror doesn’t belong to the past, Ireland’s most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected

Opinion: Horror doesn’t belong to the past, Ireland’s most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
These are the unpalatable facts: we are living at a time of growing homelessness and food poverty, and we allow vulnerable children to socially excluded, neglected and ignored.
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Shocking letter from nuns to adoptive parents

Shocking letter from nuns to adoptive parents | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Letters Mary Lawlor obtained from her adoptive parents detailing how she was given to them sheds light on how the nuns at Sean Ross Abbey, Co. Tipperary thought about children of poorer single mothers.
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'I'm Free Now': How Eric Glisson Proved His Innocence From Behind Bars - NBC News

'I'm Free Now': How Eric Glisson Proved His Innocence From Behind Bars  - NBC News | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
While Eric Glisson languished in New York's Sing Sing prison for a murder he didn’t commit, the years ticked by and the world moved on: Cell phones emerged a...
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OPEN LETTER TO PHILLIP BOUCHER-HAYESSinead O'Connor | Sinead O'Connor

OPEN LETTER TO PHILLIP BOUCHER-HAYESSinead O'Connor | Sinead O'Connor | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Dear Phillip,Forgive me, I’ve been studying your wonderful website and your extremely important articles on the Tuam case. I’ve also listened to the 

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Tragedy of Liverpool mum who died penniless after her benefits stopped

Tragedy of Liverpool mum who died penniless after her benefits stopped | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Distraught family say Annette Francis, who suffered from severe mental illness, was let down by the authorities
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