Month: February 2012

Information withheld puts children ‘at risk’

Stuff.co.nz 7 Feb 2012 Kiwi children are continually being put at risk because of a lack of information-sharing between social agencies, a Hamilton community nurse says. The Well Child nurse, who declined to be named, told the Waikato Times that…

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Massive support to end ban on smacking (UK)

Mail Online 5 Feb 2012 Calls to scrap curbs on smacking have overwhelming public support – and parents believe such a move would help prevent a repeat of last summer’s riots.  It would also lead to a general improvement in…

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Bring this to NZ – fast!

Children win legal right to see both parents after divorce Telegraph (UK) 2 Feb 2012 Ministers intend to rewrite the law in an attempt to ensure that fathers get improved access to their offspring after a marriage breaks down. Currently,…

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Brothels: Sex in the suburbs

NZ Herald 4 Feb 2012 Brown St is just the latest suburban flashpoint in the nine years since the Prostitution Reform Act was passed, decriminalising the sex trade in a bid to make it safer for participants. From main centres…

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The Harmful Effects of Raising Children ‘Gender Neutral’

Christian Post 2 Feb 2012 Numerous stories have emerged recently about parents who have chosen to raise their children as “gender neutral.” The parents have received widespread criticism with many questioning whether they have a political motive and are just…

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Divorce can never be good for children – study

Research confirms there’s no such thing as a ‘good’ divorce – despite what the women’s magazines would say 🙂 Mail Online UK 2 Feb 2012 There is no such thing as a good divorce when children are involved, a study…

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