Month: November 2016

Teens Who Abstain Are Healthier – Research


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…


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


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.…


Unintended pregnancy linked to lower father involvement


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,…


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


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…


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


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…


Babies In DayCare Longer Than Adults At Work


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…


AMA rejects assisted suicide


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”.…


Domestic violence: data shows women are not the only victims


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…