Youth detention report shows frustrating lack of progress

Indigenous children make up a disproportionate number of youths in detention

Indigneous children make up 5.9% of the youth population, but 50% of those in justice detention.

Many children are housed with serious offenders for the duration of their detention, and 63% are released with no charge. \

Amnesty International has called for an immediate raising of the age of criminal responsibility.

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