Children protection laws

Collaboration proves vital for children in crisis
Collaboration proves vital for children in crisis (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Understanding the benefits of child protection, police, and child and family advocates and therapists working together in local communities to respond to allegations of sexual and other severe child abuse has been the focus of recent research led by the ... Read More »

Helping children find their “voice”
Helping children find their “voice” (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

When children report on disturbing events – such as child sexual abuse – how does society respond? This is one of many important questions that was discussed at an ambitious public symposium at The University of Melbourne. Children’s Voices in ... Read More »

Changes recommended in bullying report
Changes recommended in bullying report (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Creating a criminal offence to cover common bullying behaviours is one of 15 recommendations in a report released today by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. Instances of suicides attributed to bullying have strengthened community desire to ensure that the seriousness ... Read More »

Reality of commercial surrogacy
Reality of commercial surrogacy (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Following on from the highly controversial story of Baby Gammy in 2014, a recent roundtable discussion analysed the concept of commercial surrogacy. The event, ‘Commercial Surrogacy: What Role for Law?’ was hosted by Monash University’s Faculty of Law. Facilitating the ... Read More »

Rise in number of children receiving protection services
Rise in number of children receiving protection services (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

There was a 6% rise in the number of children in Australia receiving child protection services in Australia in 2013-14, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Child protection Australia ... Read More »

Why every child’s voice needs to count in society
Why every child’s voice needs to count in society (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

As children are increasingly able to claim their voice in society, UniSA Dean and Head of School: Education, Professor Stephen Dobson says it is important to recognise that it is still only well-educated middle class children who dominate. Prof Dobson ... Read More »

 
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