Every child deserves a home

Eggertson, Laura; MacDonald, Noni; Baldassi, Cindy L.; Hébert, Paul C.
December 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/8/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 12, pE265
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the right of every child to have a better place to live on. They recommend that Canada must prioritize searching permanent homes for children and youth in the care of child welfare agencies for full development of their personalities. They are critical about the highest percentage of children and youth in contact with the justice system compared to those who are adopted from care. They believe that to drive change, people in the country must open their homes for children.


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