Government Inquiry – Gold Coast Safe Cities Project 1997
Effects of Divorce and Separation on Children:
Safe Cities Project looks for ways to make the Gold Coast a safer place to live.
The Effects of Divorce and Separation on Children
During the seventies and eighties, popular opinion and research of the day tried desperately to prove that children did not suffer any ill-effects from separation and divorce. Some later researchers, even though acknowledging separation does affect children, were keen to show the damage children suffer takes place during the conflict before separation and that divorce provides some relief.