The hard work has not been in vain, with the number of children stuck on the island lowering from 119 to below 30 in a mere number of months. However, there is always more to do.
Vile stories have surfaced detailing the appalling mistreatment of the children who have been banished to Nauru by the Australian Government, including the sexual assault of children, self-harm and inadequate access to essential medical services.
Home means very different things to different people. If you asked me, home means comfortable living with both my parents and my brother under a roof with four walls. Others might say it’s living in a little apartment in the city, or out on a farm in the Wheatbelt. But there are some, more than we may like to think, that think of home as…nothing. If they’re lucky, they might have an overpass to shield themselves from the weather. But some don’t even have that.
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