China linked to illegal brothels

North Shore Times Advertiser 12 Oct 06 The North Shore has become a haven for “production line” Chinese brothels with possible gang connections. That’s the message North Shore City Council has …

National gets behind limits on smacking

NZ Herald 12 Oct 06 Parliament appears set to drastically lower the level of force that parents can use against their children even if Green MP Sue Bradford’s “anti-smacking” bill …

Face of the future (the unborn child)

Dominion Post 12 Oct 06 The latest ultrasound technology is letting parents see the face of their unborn baby. Ultrasound pictures used to be available only in two dimensions but …

$6.4m to tackle depression

Christchurch Press 11 Oct 06 Former All Black John Kirwan will feature in television and radio advertisements as part of a $6.4 million campaign to tackle depression. Associate Health Minister …

Ads using ‘sexy’ children rapped

The Age (Australia) 10 Oct 06 Chidren as young as three are being targeted by advertising for products such as strapless bras, “wet shine” lipstick and skimpy clothing. A report …

Foster parents to be given salaries (UK)

Telegraoh 09 Oct 06 Foster parents could be paid salaries for the first time as part of a Government package unveiled to improve the lives of children in care. Alan …

Rising violence blamed on sex revolution

NZ Herald 9 Oct 06 Rising rates of domestic violence should be blamed on the “sexual revolution”, says a visiting British expert. Psychiatrist Anthony Daniels, who writes under the name …