John Key has refused to say whether he would rule out an independent inquiry into the abuse of children in state care but said it would not achieve a lot.
Decades after they suffered, victims of abusive Catholic priests and brothers are coming forward in record numbers.
Professor John Read talks about his research interests and in particular, the science and evidence base for Electroconvulsive Therapy (Electroshock).
They call themselves ‘Ngā Wāhine Mōrehu’ – the woman who survived.
There are now claims that some abusers mistreating children in state care could have been stopped.
The ministry criticised by a judge over its treatment of a young girl who complained of sexual assault has acknowledged a family home was not the best placement for her.
Child psychology expert Nicola Atwool discusses the two uplift videos in Newsroom’s investigation.
Politicians are fond of calling for gangs to be smashed. Many gang members have already been smashed by the state – when they were children. Aaron Smale reports.
Four women abused in foster care as children are adding their voices to calls for an inquiry into the scandal.
While abused children went mostly unheard in the past, there were advocates working to uncover their stories.
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