Tag: childhood

Posted in Equality

14% of NZ children live in poverty

Many #OECD countries could learn from exerience of Denmark & Finland where only 4% of #children are assessed to live in relative poverty. Figures for…

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Posted in Research Sexual Abuse

NZ Child Sexual Abuse: Exposure to sexual violence in previous 12 months

Click to access DS4-Child-Sexual-Abuse-2017.pdf This data summary is one of six produced by the NZFVC in 2017. The other five data summaries are concerned with…

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Posted in Psychology

Being a superhero teaches children about leadership

Being a superhero teaches children about leadership. Learn more about the importance of playtime: https://t.co/T13d6EAvPY pic.twitter.com/YSDyA2CpAn — World Economic Forum (@wef) May 16, 2018 One…

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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis asks victims for forgiveness

http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2018/01/16/pope-francis-asks-forgiveness-from-victims-of-clerical-sex-abuse/ Pope Francis, in his first formal speech in Chile, asked forgiveness from those who were sexually abused by priests. Addressing government authorities and members…

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The Children Who Built Victorian Britain

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Demand grows for services helping children with ‘inapproriate’ sexual behaviour

Demand grows for services helping children with ‘inapproriate’ sexual behaviour http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/83793813/demand-grows-for-services-helping-children-with-inapproriate-sexual-behaviour

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Sexual assaults on children rising in the Bay

Sexual assaults on children rising in the Bay http://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11702228 Almost 100 children under the age of 12 report being sexually assaulted in the Bay of…

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High consumption of sugar as damaging as childhood trauma

http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/76927041/sugar-may-be-as-damaging-to-the-brain-as-extreme-stress-or-abuse–study We found that chronic consumption of sugar in rats who were not stressed produced similar changes in the hippocampus as seen in the rats…

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Natural disaster post traumatic stress disorder

I wrote a guest piece for Public Address about the funding cuts to Mental Health services in Christchurch… https://t.co/zH7mdoeZp3 — Kyle MacDonald (@kylemacd) February 16,…

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Kids who don’t know a world before the Chch quakes

Kids who don't know a world before the chch quakes are starting school, their needs are high says @SalvationArmyNZ https://t.co/sGR4jhmVgf — RNZ – Nine To…

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