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 …

Call to ban ‘obscenely cruel’ computer games

Evening Standard UK 16 Nov 06 The “obscene cruelty” of a psychological horror computer game has sparked calls for an EU-wide crackdown to safeguard children. Sony Playstation’s The Rule of …

Child abuse: ‘It’s your fault’

NZ Herald 16 Nov 06 The head of the country’s social services has lashed out at adult New Zealanders, saying it is time they took responsibility for child abuse and stopped …

Puberty brain explosion

Sydney Morning Herald 15 Nov 06 When sweet, biddable children change overnight into disorganised and disruptive adolescents it is usually explained as a rite of passage, an awkward social adjustment on …

Anglicans hit for backing baby euthanasia

The Australian 14 Nov 06 LONDON: The Church of England’s support for euthanasia of severely disabled babies has drawn sharp criticism from the Catholic Church and evangelical Anglicans, who warned …