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Jumaat, 31 Oktober 2014

How To Give Your Kids Freedom In A Dangerous World

How To Give Your Kids Freedom In A Dangerous World
 - Overprotective parenting has become a lifestyle for many families, as parents hover over their children in fear that they might get hurt. But kids also ...




Sex trafficking, slavery and forced marriage on the rise in Australia, say police

Sex trafficking, slavery and forced marriage on the rise in Australia, say police
 - Federal police are investigating a record number of human trafficking cases in Australia involving sex slavery, forced marriages and child brides.

Australian kids are at risk of poverty despite promising figures in the Global Financial Crisis

Australian kids are at risk of poverty despite promising figures in the Global Financial Crisis
 - An international report into child poverty in wealthy countries has found Australia's approach to the global economic downturn protected children from ...

Local communities rise to the forefront of global conservation practice (commentary)

Local communities rise to the forefront of global conservation practice (commentary)
 - A few weeks ago, a remote aboriginal community in western Australia made headlines when it completed the establishment of an Indigenous ...




New guide gives strategies to engage Indigenous men in health services

New guide gives strategies to engage Indigenous men in health services
 - Andrology Australia has developed a new Clinical Summary Guide for health professionals titled, “Engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in primary care settings,” which details strategies for health services and encourages cultural competency training. Chair of Andrology Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Men’s Health Working Group, Dr Mark Wenitong said there were many factors influencing health service access and help-seeking behaviour for Indigenous men, especially when it involved discussing sexual issues. 

Aboriginal deaths in custody bring focus to disturbing rate of imprisonment

Aboriginal deaths in custody bring focus to disturbing rate of imprisonment
 - The deaths have once again shone a spotlight on the disturbing rates of Indigenous incarceration, especially in Western Australia, where one in every ...

Gay rights activist Rodney Croome named Tasmania's Australian of the Year

Gay rights activist Rodney Croome named Tasmania's Australian of the Year
 - The historian is one of the country's leading authorities on the history of Australia's indigenous people and was the first academic historian to ...

Calls for more recognition of Indigenous success

Calls for more recognition of Indigenous success
 - There are calls for more recognition of Indigenous Australians' successes and positive contributions to society in a bid to change negative perceptions.

Scheme to avoid 'second stolen generation' criticised for paternalism

Scheme to avoid 'second stolen generation' criticised for paternalism
 - Grandmothers Against Removals says the high rates of removal of Indigenous children from their families in Australia is at crisis point and could create ...

Empowering Indigenous communities to prevent child abuse and neglect

Empowering Indigenous communities to prevent child abuse and neglect
 - In some jurisdictions of Australia, the rate of Indigenous children in foster, kinship ... For Aboriginal children and their families, significant spending on ...




Ending HIV' campaign to roll out in SA

Ending HIV' campaign to roll out in SA
 - Gay Men's Health SA (GMHSA) will roll out the national 'Ending HIV' campaign in South Australia this November, starting with the launch of the ...

Singapore: Court Ruling a Major Setback for Gay Rights

Singapore: Court Ruling a Major Setback for Gay Rights
 - Australia that laws criminalizing consensual homosexual conduct between adults violate the rights to non-discrimination and privacy. Consensual ...

Court ruling major setback for gay rights: HRW

Court ruling major setback for gay rights: HRW
 - A Singapore Supreme Court ruling on October 29, 2014, to uphold the country’s ban on same-sex relations between consenting adult men is a major setback for equal rights in Singapore, Human Rights Watch said today. The court decision sends a message that gay men may lawfully be subject to discrimination.
 

Kiwi kids chill out for Halloween

Kiwi kids chill out for Halloween
  - People aren't getting dressed like the specific characters. ... "New Zealanders are used to being straight up and down but now we are getting dressed ...

Power of the people and nuclear-free zones worked for the kiwis

Power of the people and nuclear-free zones worked for the kiwis
 - Ignoring the ever-louder public protest, Muldoon continued to invite U.S. warships to visit New Zealand harbours and used his majority national ...

James Rolleston: New Zealand's teen star on why he's 'nothing flash-as'

James Rolleston: New Zealand's teen star on why he's 'nothing flash-as'
 - The Kiwi actor who impressed in Boy is back with two new homegrown films that wowed at Toronto. But will the building trade claim his considerable ...

Hager challenges search legality

Hager challenges search legality
 - I've just come to realise it's par for the course in modern day politics in New Zealand that people will stoop to these kinds of levels... frankly it's not very ...

Stop Smoking initiative: Quit Bus launches

Stop Smoking initiative: Quit Bus launches
 - The Quit Bus travels to community events, work places and other locations, prioritising Māori and Pacific people, pregnant women and their whānau, ...

The Dead Lands slated for negative stereotypes

The Dead Lands slated for negative stereotypes
 - They were always of the view that a Maori film is a film about our people, that is written by our people, that is directed and produced by our people.




Scholarship great incentive for South Auckland nurse

Scholarship great incentive for South Auckland nurse
 - South Auckland community Māori mental health nurse Donna Tearii says being awarded a Medibank Community Fund post graduate scholarship for ...

Maori agriculture selling itself short

Maori agriculture selling itself short
 - Maori agriculture has "huge" potential for development but only 20 per cent of farmland is well developed, 40 per cent is underperforming, and 40 per ...

The Lowdown – seeking Maori rangatahi to share their journey through depression/anxiety

The Lowdown – seeking Maori rangatahi to share their journey through depression/anxiety
 - In order to ensure that the website meets the needs of our Maori rangatahi, we are looking for young people aged 16-22 years old who have been ...

Life expectancy trend positive

Life expectancy trend positive
 - The co-author of the new History of life and death in New Zealand says the long-run trend is for Maori and non-Maori life expectancy to come together.

Gay rights groups slam Singapore court ruling on anti-gay law

Gay rights groups slam Singapore court ruling on anti-gay law
 - Organisers Pink Dot organised a pro-LGBT event with people dressed in ... and New Zealand in abolishing archaic laws inherited from colonial rule.

To Russia With Love: Can Johnny Weir Save Russias Gays?

To Russia With Love: Can Johnny Weir Save Russias Gays?
 - The flamboyant figure skater stars in a searing new documentary that ... of out gay athletes—Canadian speedskater Anastasia Bucsis, New Zealand ...