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The child has parental rights also! Where’s dad?

Egg donor has parental rights – US court 3 News 8 November 2013 The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that a woman who donated an egg to her lesbian partner has parental rights to the child and is ordering a lower…

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Rachael Wong: Misogyny – it’s not just boys and men to blame

NZ Herald 8 November 2013 This week the Roast Busters sparked outrage across the globe. When I heard about the group of young Auckland boys who sought gratification and entertainment by luring drunk girls – some of them underage –…

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Apparently we needed an ‘expert’ to tell us this!

Reducing opening hours for bars would curb violence – researcher NZHerald 7 November 2013 The way to address night time alcohol-related crime and violence is to reduce the opening hours for licensed premises, a visiting Australian researcher says. Associate Professor…

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Why Daycare Can Have a Negative Effect on Your Child

HuffPost Living 7 November 2013 It’s not likely that Canadians will read Swedish psychiatrist David Eberhard’s new book about Swedish parenting. But the headline in the U.K. press says quite a lot: “Sweden’s liberal approach to raising children has bred…

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Free Condoms Give Sexual Licence, Not Sexual Health

Media Release 7 November 2013 Family First NZ is slamming free condom schemes to teens as young as 13 in the Hawkes Bay and Timaru calling them irresponsible and sending a dangerous message. “The underlying messages to a 13 year…

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They still can’t figure out definition of ‘safe sex’

Condom card aims to cut teen pregnancy Stuff.co 6 November 2013 Teenagers as young as 13 are being issued with 12-trip passes to safer sex, in an effort to drive down abortions and teenage pregnancies. A scheme in which young…

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Girls hitting puberty earlier than ever, obesity link

NZ Herald 5 November 2013 Girls of all races are entering puberty earlier than ever before, and new research suggests that obesity may a contributing factor, particularly in white girls. Early puberty has been linked to a number of medical…

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Now this is what you call ‘democracy’

Ireland to hold referendum on gay marriage The Guardian 5 November 2013 Ireland is to hold a referendum in mid-2015 on whether to allow same-sex marriage, the Republic’s government has said. The decision, announced on Tuesday, is a victory for…

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Early bedtimes could combat child obesity: Study finds young who sleep for longer consume fewer calories

DailyMail 4 November 2013 Putting children to bed earlier may be a simple way to keep their weight down, research has shown. Childhood obesity is not only caused by fast food, sugary drinks and lack of exercise, the new findings suggest.…

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