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Violence against kids

July 2003 - Violence against kidsThe spectre of dirty old men hanging around schools gets plenty of attention in discussions of child protection, yet the statistics show this represents a minority of child-abuse cases. At the same time, parents are sometimes unwilling to discipline their children for fear of being reported as abusers. Where should we draw the lines, and how can we enforce them to protect our most vulnerable?

Domestic violence and homeless children: are ouster orders the answer?
by Rachael Field and Belinda Carpenter - 31/07/2003
Educating children about sex is the best way to keep them out of danger
by Michael Flood - 29/07/2003 - 1 comment
Violence by neglect: the Beggarbabes on the streets of Indonesia
by Duncan Graham - 28/07/2003
Only a Royal Commission can reveal the full extent of child abuse
by Andrew Bartlett - 16/07/2003
How accessible are child-abuse prevention services for families?
by Katie Kovacs - 14/07/2003
The easy treatment of paedophiles inside Queensland prisons
by Bernie Matthews - 14/07/2003 - 4 comments
It's an issue of responsibilities and rights, not violence versus discipline
by Ruth Phillips - 7/07/2003
Violence against children is - and also creates - a sad legacy of abuse
by Arthur Chesterfield-Evans - 7/07/2003
Systems of abuse: governments' failure to address child protection issues
by Chris Goddard and Joe Tucci - 7/07/2003
Child abuse is not just about sexual abuse but that's an important part
by Daryl Higgins - 7/07/2003

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