Child Safety

The benefits of risky play for kids
Ada Slivinski | Sep 3 2015 | comment  
We need to make it safer for kids to roam and romp.

Is kids TV ready for “gay marriage”?
Mariette Ulrich | Aug 31 2011 | comment  
Yes, according to an online petition.

Not-so-smart phones
Carolyn Moynihan | Mar 5 2011 | comment  
Posting your child's picture on a website could allow hackers to track the location of her bedroom and the part of the local park where she plays.

Does Big Media really care about child abuse?
Carolyn Moynihan | Mar 30 2010 | comment  
One would think, given the current red alert about clerical child abusers, that the safety and innocence of children was pretty well number one priority with the media. But is it?

Art galleries that don’t respect children
Carolyn Moynihan | Aug 24 2009 | comment  
Is it safe to take your children to an art gallery these days? A writer complains in the New York Times about taking his twin boys, aged 7, to one of his favourite galleries and running into an exhibition with “graphic images”. The name, “And/Or”, provided no clue to the genitalia displayed; the warning sign at the entrance was in very small print.
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