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Overview of children’s care services exposes discrepancies in quality and experience

oday, the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) publishes an overview of its inspection and monitoring of children’s services during 2019. A total of 51 inspections were carried out. Speaking on the key findings of the report, Chief Executive of the Children’s Rights Alliance, Tanya Ward said, “Children and young people are the best source …

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Children’s Rights Alliance calls for National Educational Disadvantage Plan

Speaking on the key findings in the report today, Tanya Ward, Chief Executive of the Children’s Rights Alliance said, “This research solidifies the issues and concerns our members have been raising for months. The public health crisis we are going through raises new challenges. The Government is about to launch an economic stimulus package which is very …

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New Investment: Mental Health Support for Low-Income Youth of Color

Acumen has invested in MindRight Health, a health tech company increasing access to inclusive mental health support for low-income youth of color with its text-message-based coaching service. THE CHALLENGE In the United States, low-income youth experience frightening or threatening situations—from financial hardship to physical violence—with alarming regularity, especially in communities of color. As a result, many low-income youth …

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Budget 2021 not an ambitious budget for young people but includes essential investment in Tusla and youth services

The Children’s Rights Alliance reacts to Budget 2021 announced today (13.10.20) by Minister Paschal Donohoe and Minister Michael McGrath. In a pre-Budget submission, the Children’s Rights Alliance called on Government to focus on four priority areas to ensure that the children most affected by Covid19 and vulnerable families further disadvantaged by the pandemic receive the urgent …

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Dare To Disrupt – The Rise of Grocery Startups in Pakistan

Part II: The B2C Online Grocery Segment Over the last decade, E-commerce has been  a fast-growing sector across Asia, including in Pakistan. This growth is the result of a number of factors: technological transformation, e-commerce infrastructure, logistical improvements, and socio-cultural demands, which has led to  a spike in e-commerce activity and more specifically in online …

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Dare to Disrupt – The Rise of Grocery Startups in Pakistan

Part I: The B2B Online Grocery Segment The momentum in the grocery e-commerce segment in Pakistan as a whole has been underway for roughly five years (with players such as MandiExpress, Sabzi.pk, QnE, etc. operating since 2015), but the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns helped startups see quick and significant growth. (Read MIT Technology Review’s 2016 piece here) The …

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