Research finds children are ending up in out-of-home care simply because they don’t have a safe place to stayIndigenous women and children have so few ways to escape domestic and family violence that mothers are losing custody of their children simply because they don’t have a safe place to stay.New research has found Indigenous women are losing their children to the out-of-home-care system “through no fault of their own, but rather as a consequence of systemic failures in housing policy and availability.” Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/aug/29/indigenous-mothers-losing-child-custody-due-to-housing-policy-failure-report-says
Author : Lorena Allam
Publish date : 2019-08-29 01:01:37
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