Month: December 2010

Crackdown on ‘commercialisation’ of childhood

According to the Telegraph today, the UK politicians are beginning to act on the serious problem of child sexualisation. Well done! The Coalition’s Equality Strategy promised to tackle “irresponsible” advertising, sexualised images and clothing that forces children to grow up…


NOW is the time to tackle the binge drinking culture

Every report we have read regarding child abuse and family violence says that alcohol abuse is a major contributing factor. A child is hugely at risk when an adult is under the influence of alcohol, and a recent survey by Massey University…