A Village doesn’t raise a child

01 August 2006

Sue Reid – Guest Writer for Family First – in response to Children’s Commissioner wanting “hour long interviews with children, health checks and a data base listing every child as part of an ambitious plan to stop them falling through the gaps”
More bureaucracy and another layer of departmental checks is not the eternal answer so many are looking for in response to our meeting the needs of children. It does not take ‘a village to raise a child’, it takes one or two parents committed 24/7 to the well-being of that child

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