In 2008, then Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made history when he issued a formal apology to the “stolen generations” — Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island children forcefully removed from their families for placement in institutions and homes where they were put to work as laborers, farmhands and servants. 1,573 more words
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Talking Pants: NSPCC Campaign to help educate younger children about inappropriate sexual behaviour by adults
NSPCC Campaign puts abuser in jail. A mother spoke to her 3 year old daughter about the pants rule, to which her three year old daughter disclosed to her that a family friend had touched her inappropriately. 75 more words
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The welfare system entrenched in the last decade of Labour government has had two pernicious effects: it has encouraged people not to work; and it has encouraged women and girls to stay single when they have children, because single mothers receive more in benefits than mothers who are married.
Sorry I haven’t blogged in ages – I have been so busy writing a PhD proposal, working and being ill.
Today it was reported on the Today Program that Rape Crisis are worried that children do not recognise what rape is and when it is happening to them or how to report it. 1,030 more words