Thursday, 4 February 2021

"Kids are not less safe today."



"It goes without saying that no one wants a child to be hurt, ever.
    "Sometimes, though, it seems as if we believe that with enough child-surveillance, parent-surveillance, blaming, shaming, investigating and arresting we can achieve perfect childhood safety: Just make sure kids are watched 24/7 — and hound the parents who don’t do that.
    "That’s why we really have to think about actual safety and not just the knee-jerk response: 'Never let them out of our sight till they’re 18!' ...
    "The [real] safe word is 'Confidence'....
    "Kids are not less safe today."
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