Loved, safe, and nurtured

Every single child in Aotearoa has a right to be loved, safe and nurtured. This means they feel loved and supported, have a safe loving home, are free from harm, neglect and abuse, and can spend quality time with their parents, family and whānau.

This vision for children in Aotearoa is expressed by the following parts of the Children’s Convention.

Rights under the Children’s Convention