Karisma Emery, 17, has been in state care for most of her life.
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It was the middle of the night when Emery, 5, and her two younger sisters were taken from her mum's home, she said.
"That's when everything changed," she said. "That's when everything turned to s…"
Karisma shared her story at a hui for the Whānau Ora-led inquiry into child uplifts by Oranga Tamariki. www.stuff.co.nz...
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Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).
These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.
Should our Government be doing more to protect our children from this advertising? What should be done?