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Calls for Len Brown to resign

OneNews 16 March 2014 Auckland Mayor Len Brown says he will remain as mayor because the ratepayers want him to be. Speaking on TVNZ’s Q A programme Mr Brown said that most Aucklanders want him to move on from last…

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Say no to sex – what a unique approach!!

ACC to take lead in sex education Stuff co.nz 15 March 2014 ACC is stepping boldly into the minefield of sex education, amid claims that schools are failing to teach teens how to say “no”. The national accident insurer received…

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ACC’s ‘Say No To Sex’ Message Makes Sense

Media Release 15 March 2014 Family First NZ says that ACC’s proposal to teach healthy relationships and how to say no is a common sense move which flies in the face of the flawed approach of other groups who simply…

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Porn Education – perhaps a better term to describe our sex ed!

Sex education: is ‘Planet Porn’ really appropriate? The Telegraph 11 March 2014 Should sex education classes include discussions on pornography? According to new advice launched last week to supplement the government’s own sex and relationships education guidance, they most certainly should. What…

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‘Vile’ child pornography getting ‘more extreme’, warns minister UK

The Telegraph 11 March 2014 Child pornography is becoming “more extreme and violent” and the images feature increasingly young children, the policing minister has warned. Damian Green said a new computer database, being built with government backing, will attempt to speed up…

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Nine out of 10 women say doctors must see abortion patients before giving green light – poll

The Telegraph 11 March 2014 Women overwhelmingly oppose moves to allow doctors to approve abortions without seeing patients face-to-face, new polling shows. Only one in 20 people disagree with the statement that pregnant women requesting a termination should “always” be seen by…

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New fathers shun chance to share maternity leave

The Telegraph 11 March 2014 Only one in 50 new fathers currently take up the chance to share up to six months of their wife or partner’s maternity leave, figures show. Fears of damaging their career prospects and having to struggle…

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More evidence that men are also victims

Higher status than one’s partner makes both men, women vulnerable to intimate partner violence ScienceDaily 5 March 2014 Having a higher income or education than your partner could be risky, as a higher socio-economic status than ones partner increases the…

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Drinking during the early stages of pregnancy increases chances of harming your baby even in small amounts, study finds

The Independent 10 March 2014 Women who drink less than the officially recommended intake of alcohol during the first weeks of pregnancy may still be at higher risk of having smaller babies or of giving birth prematurely compared to women…

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