➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
Australia: Aboriginal Parents Feel “An Overwhelming Sense Of Powerlessness” In Struggles With Child Protection System
BuzzFeed – September 28, 2017
It was “the difficult circumstances experienced by Aboriginal families that keep parents from actualising their parenting expectations,” the study reports. The study (subscription required) was conducted by Wiradjuri woman BJ Newton, a research associate at the University of NSW’s Social Policy Research Centre. It is the first project in Australia that specifically looks at how Aboriginal parents define and perceive child neglect.