We mustn’t make boys feel bad about being male

Elizabeth Jackson, ABC

  PHOTO: Do we really want little boys left feeling bad about being male? (Elizabeth Jackson) Our public schools should not portray domestic violence as a battleground of boys versus girls. We must ensure we don’t send children the wrong message, writes Elizabeth Jackson. Remember this. I like girls. I am one. I also like boys; I gave […]

Violent separations put kids in state care

Petrina Berry, Brisbane Times

The majority of Australian children in state care are there because of violent family separations, Queensland’s child safety inquiry has heard. One in four children in Australia witness violence against their mother or stepmother, the inquiry’s Commissioner Tim Carmody said on Monday. He also said 90 per cent of Family Court matters involve violent separations. […]