Office of the Children's Commissioner: OCC
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We worked with child, young people, and organisations to explore poverty and how it affects children and young people. The result is this collection of photos, poems, artwork and stories.
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Child Development, Child Mortality, Children, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
The review brings together the findings of international studies. The main finding is that young children who experience serious injury or death come from a small group within the population.
Undertaking Child Impact Assessments in Aotearoa New Zealand Local Authorities: Evidence, practice, Ideas
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government, Children
This report was commissioned by the Office and reviews international evidence around how and when child impact assessments can be used by government or local government to assess how a proposed policy, decision or activity is likely impact on children. It also includes New Zealand experiences of such an approach.
14 Nov 2008
Public attitudes and New Zealand's child discipline law
This report includes a series of proposals for reducing child poverty – some are broad, long-term preventative measures, while others are specific and short term.
Topics: Research, Community Development, Bullying, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Education & Training, Schools, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Leadership, Children, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
This report summarises findings from a study of restorative practices in New Zealand secondary schools, and includes information on practices and examples of how they have been introduced and used.
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Leadership, Policy, Child Development, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Health is one of the key areas affecting a child’s development, with repercussions for almost every other area of life including education, employment, justice and family connectedness. In order to identify priorities for action in child and youth health, the Children’s Commissioner contracted a review of child and youth health strategic documents published from 2000 to 2005. This review was...
Topics: Evaluation, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Victims, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Healthcare, Children, Quality of Life
The Office undertook an investigation into the safety of children following two incidents where infants hospitalised with suspected accidental injury were abused again while in hospital. The purpose of the investigation was to suggest a model for implementation in all District Health Boards to safeguard children who are admitted to hospital with a suspected non-accidental injury.
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Children, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Culture
This report is THE full literature review, which is primarily designed for an academic AND policy audience, but will be of interest to anyone wanting a more detailed examination of THE issues.
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