Free birth control for beneficiaries

NZ Herald 8 May 2012 Women on benefits – including teenagers and the daughters of beneficiaries – will be offered free long-term contraception as part of a $287.5 million Budget package for the Government’s welfare reforms. One critic says the…

Half social workers ‘not qualified’

Sunday Star Times 6 May 2012 More than 6000 people working with society’s most vulnerable are unqualified to help and critics want mandatory registration for all social workers to prevent well-meaning but untrained people doing more harm than good. Pressure is…