Archives for June, 2019

The Fear And Despair Of Teen Parenting In Aotearoa

Last month, we heard about the Maori teen mama who fought to keep her baby from being ripped away from her shortly after she gave birth. We heard that Oranga Tamariki had concerns and that her whānau were not allowed to be with her. We saw the social workers and the police attempt to enforce ...

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Posted: June 14, 2019Category: Uncategorized

Safer Interventions

Is anyone ever free from the fear of violence? We know that all children in Aotearoa NZ deserve to grow up feeling loved and free from fear and violence. When Family Court orders the uplift of a child on the grounds that their parents and family have a background of domestic violence and drug use, ...

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Posted: June 4, 2019Category: Uncategorized