Contact with children in care: case law of the European Court of Human Rights
IDEA Project, University College Cork
This document provides summaries of judgments delivered by the European Court of Human Rights concerning the right to contact with children in care. It aims to assist child protection practitioners to utilise this case law in advocating for this right in domestic courts. The judgments focus on Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
European Court of Human Rights , Child protection , Child protection practitioners , Children in care , European Convention on Human Rights
O'Callaghan, E., O'Mahony, C. and Burns, K. (2018) Contact with Children in Care: Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights, Fact Sheet, Cork: IDEA Project, University College Cork. Available online: https://ideachildrights.ucc.ie/resources_page/
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