Female teacher jailed for 10 years for sexually violating boy

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NZ Herald 27 November 2015 A female teacher who sexually violated and manipulated a boy was no better than male predators who abused girls, a court heard today. Stacey Reriti was sentenced to more than 10 years in jail for her exploitation of a boy who was only 10 when the offending started in 2011. […]

Dad demands abortion after surrogate learns she’s having triplets


Fox News 25 November 2015 A man who paid a surrogate to have his baby became overwhelmed when he learned she was having triplets — and demanded the woman abort one of the fetuses while threatening her with financial ruin, she claims. “They are human beings. I bonded with these kids. This is just not […]

Four tragic cases of children who died because of neglect

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Stuff co.nz 24 November 2015 Newborn Reef Rippa Stone would be a toddler today if his mother sought medical attention been when she recognised signs of dehydration and meningitis. Cherie Denese Nagle pleaded guilty to a charge of manslaughter, and was subsequently discharged without conviction during a court case in 2013. In November 2012, a […]

Breast-Feeding Is Good for Mothers, Not Just Babies, Studies Suggest

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New York Times 23 November 2015 Breast milk may provide the ideal nourishment for an infant, but two recent studies are putting a different spin on the bottle-versus-breast debate, suggesting it is mothers, and not just babies, who may have much to gain from breast-feeding. One study found that breast-feeding may help protect women from […]

Kids picking up anti-fat vibes at two

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NZ Herald 25 November 2015 Older toddlers – aged about 2 – are picking up on potentially harmful anti-fat attitudes from their mothers, research suggests. That is a finding from a University of Otago study of 70 Dunedin infants and toddlers, and their parents. The study, by researchers from New Zealand, Australia and the United […]

The harm from Porn

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24 November 2015 The evidence of the great harm from Pornography continues to mount. An excellent report just released by the American College of Pediatricians (ACOP) “The Impact of Pornography on Children”  is a must read for everyone. ACOP is an outstanding group of physicians and health professionals who are taking strong, medically and scientifically […]

Male pregnancy could be a reality in just five years

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Stuff co.nz 24 November 2015 Every woman who has used the “well, we have to go through childbirth” line to win an argument with a man may soon be set to eat her words. Because according to leading doctors, male pregnancy could become a reality in just five years’ time. That’s right, men and transgender […]

Child abuse cases stream in

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Police assign extra 25 officers to child abuse teams as cases stream in Stuff co.nz 24 November 2015 Child abuse complaints are streaming in so fast police are opening new investigations at a rate of one every hour. Talia Shadwell reports as part of the Faces of Innocents series. Figures released under the Official Information […]

Problems with Gardasil: Cause or Coincidence.

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3D (TV3) 9 November 2015 The vaccination to help prevent cervical cancer has been on offer here since 2008 and more than 200,000 New Zealand girls have had it. The scientists say it’s safe, but some girls and their families have serious doubts. They want to know whether Gardasil is to blame for what’s happened […]

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The advert that UK cinemas have banned! Lord’s Prayer advert: Cinemas ban Church of England advert because it might be offensive The Independent 23 November 2015 An advert featuring the Lord’s Prayer has been banned from cinemas in case it offends people. The Church of England said it had been left “bewildered” over the decision […]