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A child is admitted to a New Zealand hospital every second day with injuries arising from either assault, neglect or maltreatment. Nearly half of them are aged under five.*

 

*2012 report prepared for the Ministry of Health by the NZ Child and Youth Epidemiology Service.

 

Every year 10-14 children in New Zealand are murdered*

 

*Children’s Commissioner of New Zealand

 

Safeguarding Children Initiative gives adults the tools, guidance and support to help abused and neglected children.

 

 

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Our services are vital and make a difference to vulnerable children 

 

We are a registered charity and receive no government funding. We need your help to continue our vital work.

 Don’t look away. Help us protect children. Together we can make a difference.

 

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Willow Duffy, General Manager and Child Protection Consultant: “Every child has a right to be protected and free from abuse. We all have a responsibility to support and protect children, and be their voice.”

 

What our customers say

 

“Very professional, approachable and knowledgeable service.”

 

“I think its a brilliant organisation. The people who work for SCI are passionate and committed.”

 

“It is a fantastic seminar and really has made me question and research into more things that I feel uncomfortable in my work place and dealing with children and families.”

 

 

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