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In the News: Children to be given a greater voice in care proceedings; Sharp rise in Irish adoption queries

Published: 25.07.14

A weekly round of a few stories related to adoption and looked after children.
In the News: Children to be given a greater voice in care proceedings; Sharp rise in Irish adoption queries

Impact of social work on children with behavioural problems studied
Researchers compared outcomes data between children who had social services intervention and those who did not. Community Care 24.07.14

Sharp rise in Irish adoption queries 
High-profile stories about unmarried Irish mothers has led to rise in attempts by birth parents and adopted children to find each other. BBC News 21.07.14

Single women should not get free IVF, say ethics experts
Ethics lecturers say single women and same sex couples should be advised to adopt and refused fertility treatment in a bid to save planet. The Telegraph 24.07.14

Children to be given a greater voice in care proceedings
Government announces more will be done to hear views of children over 10 in care proceedings and custody cases. Children and Young People Now 24.07.14