This referendum campaign is part of the concerted denial of how we could hardly care less about very many of our children. By Vincent Browne.
The arresting black and white poster, with the photograph of a charming child, accompanied by the slogan “Every Child Matters”, is one of the falsehoods perpetrated by the Government parties urging support for the children’s rights referendum.
In this State and in this society every child does not matter. We could hardly care less about most of the nation’s children and as for protecting them from rape, buggery, abuse and trauma, we make gestures and do little else.Add a comment