Smacking law political issue of 2007

TVOne News Dec 27, 2007 The smacking debate was politically the biggest issue of the year, with politicians pitted against parents who say they are sick of being told by …

‘Jail men who pay for sex’ – UK

UK Telegraph 20 Dec 2007 Men who use prostitutes could soon face a fine or even jail under new plans to make it illegal to pay for sex. Deputy Labour leader …

New smacking laws make little impact

NZ Herald December 20, 2007 Police have issued nine warnings to parents who have smacked their kids after attending 15 cases of reported smacking in three months. The results are taken …

Violent video games creating uncontrollable kids

NineMsn.com.au Sunday 16, 2007 New studies suggest that violent computer games and movies are creating a generation of children unable to control their violent behaviour. Anthropologist Dr Stephen Juan joins …

Binge drinking behind sexual health ‘epidemic’

UK Telegraph 17 December 2007 Binge drinking among women is causing an epidemic of unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections, doctors have warned. Research has found that almost nine in ten …

Family advocate wants rethink

NZ Herald December 17, 2007 A proposal that would allow claims of psychological abuse to be treated in the same way as violence claims in family breakdowns could be used as …