At last, children may get an Article in Bunreacht na hÉireann specifically for them. Treoir, the national federation of services for unmarried parents and their children expressed their delight at the proposed visibility of children inthe Irish Constitution. In responding to the third report of the Joint Committee on the Constitutional Amendment on Children, Treoir … Read more
Rights for Unmarried FamiliesTreoir extends its congratulations to the Law Reform Commission on addressing the rights of unmarried fathers, grandparents, step parents and indeed recognising that all children, irrespective of the marital status of their parents, have a right to a relationship with their fathers and extended families without any obstacles… Download Press Release
Children can be hurt by family conflict. It is much better for children if parents can resolve their differences by agreement rather than going to court and this can be particularly challenging for parents who are not married to each other.