A judge who wrote a report on abuse in state care after listening to stories for seven years says it appears to have been forgotten.
Three young adults who grew up in state care say after years of depression and abuse their lives are back on track – but it’s no thanks to the system that raised them.
Opinion – Any independent inquiry into abuse experienced by youngsters in state care would need to look at educational abuse too, writes David Cohen.
A woman who has told of being beaten and raped by her policeman foster father while in state care says an independent inquiry is the only way to bring the perpetrators to account.
Three mental health patients received 41 electroconvulsive treatments in a year
Hollywood films have been unflattering, but Electroconvulsive Therapy continues to be widely used in New Zealand hospitals.
Note to Minister of Social Development Anne Tolley: Try stopping being a politician for a minute, and just listen. Tolley didn’t listen to Judge Carolyn Henwood (respect to that formidable woman) so…
Source: Survivors of Lake Alice NZ