Alf has an idea (and a damned good one, too, even if he says so himself).
It’s aimed at getting a better deal for at-risk kids after a United Nations committee expressed concern over shortfalls in the rights of New Zealand children, including “staggering” infant and child mortality rates.
Alf is not too strong on this bollocks about giving children more rights, now that too many of the brazen little buggers use the rights they know they have to commit serious crimes and assault their teachers.
But he is bothered about cases like that reported yesterday and today about a badly abused girl whose parents face a raft of charges.
It seems the girl has been thrashed for a long time.