We need. We must. Otherwise. All these words for Human beings. But now we’re not yet.
Protecting our children will require us to increase radically the resources available for children who are alleged to have been abused
We need better investigations. That means better investigators. And that means comprehensive training. It means adequate pay, competent supervision and full accountability. It means the use of standardized protocols, so that the outcome depends on the facts, not on the individual perspective of the investigator.
We need to pay what it costs to find the truth, because we can’t afford what it costs not to.