Vulnerable Children The government is asking the public what to do about child abuse in New Zealand. They have outlined the issues in a ‘Green Paper on Vulnerable Children’ and seem determined to not simply leave this issue to the ‘experts’. Mark Stephenson has examined the Green Paper. Paula Bennett, minister of social development, has […]
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The government has released its Green Paper on Vulnerable Children, outlining problems and possible approaches to tackling child abuse in New Zealand, and wants everyone’s feedback. A special web site (www.saysomething.org.nz) has been set up, which allows people to comment on specific issues, or on the whole paper, and making a submission is a lot […]
Panel members at a public meeting in Christchurch marking ‘White Ribbon Day’ agreed that the government’s approach to family violence is flawed. White Ribbon Day is originally a Canadian initiative asking men to wear a white ribbon to show they are against violence against women. The panel members, Ken Clearwater from Male Survivors of Sexual […]