Month: November 2016

Teens Who Abstain Are Healthier – Research

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Media Release 30 November 2016 Family First NZ is welcoming a new report from the US showing that high school students who abstain from sexual activity rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviours and measures than their…

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Children living with one parent at more risk of abuse: New report

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NZ Herald 29 November 2016 Family First Comment: Children living with only one parent or in a blended family are at a higher risk of being abused compared to those living with their biological married parents, a new report reveals.…

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Unintended pregnancy linked to lower father involvement

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Child & Family Blog 22 November 2016 Family First Comment: This is disturbing – but significant. We must take heed of this warning. “Men who reported a mistimed pregnancy were more likely to be non-resident fathers; and among non-resident fathers,…

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NEW REPORT – Child Abuse: Don’t Mention Family Structure

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Media Release 29 November 2016 “Children being raised by their married biological parents are by far the safest from violence”- FAMILY FIRST A new report on child abuse and its causes argues that the ‘elephant in the room’ is family…

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3D interactive ‘embryo atlas’ gives never-before-seen detail of unborn baby

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LifeSiteNews 25 November 2016 Family First Comment: This is very cool – and is another ‘nail in the coffin’ of the pro-abortion movement. #ChooseLife #NotABlobOfTissue A team of Dutch embryologists has produced an unprecedented three-dimensional atlas demonstrating how the unborn…

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Babies In DayCare Longer Than Adults At Work

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Family First Media Release 27 Nov 2016 Family First says that government statistics reveal that there has been a significant increase in the numbers of babies and toddlers in childcare and length of time they are spending there, with some…

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AMA rejects assisted suicide

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The Australian 24 November 2016 Family First Comment: “The Australian Medical ¬Association will today unveil a policy rejecting euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide, but which acknowledges for the first time that right-to-die laws are ¬“ultimately a matter for society and government”.…

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Domestic violence: data shows women are not the only victims

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The Australian 20 August 2016 Family First Comment: This is a fascinating read – and watch: “At the recent hearings of Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence, experts in alcohol abuse and mental illness spoke out about this blatant disregard…

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