Holding government to account has been a weak element of public administration and especially child protection in New Zealand.
A case where sound evidence needs more than just simple arithmetic
We know that healthy families are at the heart of a healthy society. Being part of a family is the most significant socialising influence in a person’s early life. Given that childhood disadvantage strongly predicts negative adult life outcomes, it’s critical that we understand how our children are impacted by the modern world in which we live.