Human rights analysis of OCO investigations
A Children's Rights Analysis of Investigations by Dr Ursula Kilkelly UCC
Commissioned by the Ombudsman for Children's Office
This review was undertaken by Dr Ursula Kilkelly, Senior Law Lecturer of University College Cork on behalf of the Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO). The report provides an analysis of 10 pivotal cases that represent the breadth of the OCO’s experience with civil and public administration – from attempts by professionals to advocate for children up to and including occasions when our work has been deliberately obstructed.