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Listen: Ireland's Justice System Failed By Lack Of Cooperation Between Gardai & Social Workers,

: 05/06/2018 - 16:00

A lack of co-operation between social workers and gardai for victims of child abuse are among the biggest failings in Ireland's justice system.

The Child Care Law Reporting Project has also found there's not enough child specialist interviewers for complex cases in Ireland.

The report looks at serious cases of child protection - the majority concerned allegations of sexual abuse.

Director of the report, Dr Carol Coulter says our system is majorly under resourced:

13child.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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