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Proposed child protection bill could lead to a system breakdown, Salesians warn

Social workers could end up unable to cope, care commission says The proposed Child Protection Bill could pile additional pressure on social workers, risking a breakdown in the child protection system, the Salesians Care Commission is warning. The Commission of the Salesians of Don Bosco, with a long history in childcare, has submitted its feedback […]

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Out-of-home children ‘must have rights as individuals’ – Lecturer says they cannot be seen as their parents’ ‘possession’

  The Times Of Malta – Monday, February 26, 2018, 16:25 by Sarah Carabott Malta can stop treating children in out-of-home care as a parental possession and, consequently, only partly safeguarding their rights, university lecturer Daniella Zerafa thinks. “As we implement new legislation meant to protect children in out-of-home care, we need to ask whether, […]

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