Women still want to be stay-at-home mums

NZ Herald 25 Nov 06 Women still want to be stay-at-home mums – but research suggests they may not be as happy as they expected. A Massey University sociologist, who has done …

Liquor ads, sponsorship ban advocated

Waikato Times 23 Nov 06 Waikato District Health Board has called for an end to all alcohol advertising and sponsorship. Health board chairman Michael Ludbrook has told a government liquor …

Smacking ban gets the votes to become law

NZ Herald 21 Nov 06 The anti-smacking bill looks certain to be passed by Parliament in a slightly weakened form. The Herald has confirmed claims by the bill’s sponsor, Green MP Sue …

Lack of care harms kids

The Daily Telegraph (Australia) 19 Nov 06 STRESSED parents who work long hours are putting their children at increased risk of developing behavioural and mental problems later in life, a new …

New law could set precedent

Sunday Star Times 19 Nov 06 More children may seek to “divorce” their parents under a law change which places greater weight on the wishes of the child and removes …

Study: Consent Laws Reduce Teen Sex

By AFA Journal 17 Nov 06 (AgapePress) – According to a new study, abortion notification and consent laws actually reduce risky sexual behavior among teenagers. The finding is the result …