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Human Rights Commission Submission (Or: The Rights of the Child)

The submission of the Australian Human Rights Commission to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse indicates it has limited experience of both child sexual abuse complaints, and of the Catholic Church’s “Towards Healing” process which is … Continue reading

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Intrafamilial Abuse and Foster Care (Or: Still Swept Under the Carpet)

Image source: http://02varvara.wordpress.com/tag/child-abuse/ Foster care is the new preferred system for children taken from their parents forcibly, when there have been problems for them in their original family. Until about the 1980s, the preferred system had been institutions known as … Continue reading

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