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Stealing the innocence of children

Many health professionals argue that a sex-soaked culture is taking an insidious toll on the emotional, psychological and physical wellbeing of children and young adolescents. ''It's not only about other, older children reading messages like that [on the jumpsuit]; it's also about what the parent is doing by placing their child in a sexualised space,'' [...]

Do we teach prejudice?

Again and again I’ve been surprised by what my children don’t see. I once invited a friend who has a disabled child over for lunch. The child was born with only one functioning eye, half an ear missing, and a malformed leg that had been amputated above the knee. Despite these difficulties, she was bright [...]

By |2013-01-22T11:19:05+11:00January 17th, 2013|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments