Government disputes Unicef report on child welfare

Ministers have disputed New Zealand’s shameful ranking near the bottom of a recently released child welfare report.

The Unicef – Innocenti study ranked New Zealand 34th out of 41 OECD countries.

A core reason for this was our adolescent suicide rates, the highest in the world, and high rates of teen pregnancy, baby mortality and child murder. Continue reading

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