The draft Report on Ireland from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has been released from Geneva (29 Jan)

The draft Report on Ireland from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has been released from Geneva (29 Jan).
Not unexpectedly it decries the inability of a child who does not wish to receive religious instruction in a National School to not receive that instruction or faith-formation sessions.

So why the silence from our political parties (other than ‪#‎AAAPBP‬) on this human rights issue?

Follow the proceedings by video here. Dr. James Reilly (Minister for Children) leads the delegation from Ireland. The report itself is at this URL: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2fC%2fIRL%2fCO%2f3-4&Lang=en

http://ow.ly/XWAQm
CRC/C/IRL/CO/3-4