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Archive of March 2011

Need parents paying child support

Wed 30th March 2011:

We need parents to come forward for a TV interview in May when the budget comes out. One group we need to go on TV is having an income over $100,000 and how IRD family support will affect them when it is ditched. We want second families to come forward and we want them to […]

Parents Sentencing Their Children To Death

Fri 25th March 2011:

Separating Parents Sentencing Their Children To Death Quote #1: In an eight-decade study, parental divorce in childhood was the strongest predictor of early death in adulthood. Quote #2: The early death of a parent had no measurable effect on children’s life spans or mortality risk, but the long-term health effects of broken families were often […]

Why Would a Woman Assault Her Husband?

Fri 18th March 2011:

Men Don’t Tell 1993 TV Film Man repeatedly assaulted by his wife TV film – based on true story The Other Face Of Domestic Violence On March 14, 1993, CBS aired “Men Don’t Tell,” a TV movie about domestic violence starring Peter Strauss and Judith Light. The twist: Strauss’s character, construction executive Ed MacAffrey, was […]

NZ Girls Gender Advantage

Mon 14th March 2011:

Study: NZ best Commonwealth country for girls The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) study showed there was a greater level of gender equality in New Zealand than any other country in the Commonwealth – which has 54 member countries with a total population of nearly two billion. New Zealand’s Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Judy McGregor, said […]

Finally the message is getting through

Wed 9th March 2011:

IN all the bullsh*t of international womens day, I found a woman who identified the real issues.

Grants should be given to women and not men because ‘women look to fix the whole problem, while men tend to reinvest in other men’

Mon 7th March 2011:

This outrageous story is based on one unqualified opinion. Helen LaKelly Hunt claims grants should be given to women and not men because ‘women look to fix the whole problem, while men tend to reinvest in other men’ which is quite bizarre given she got her privileged start in life from her oil tycoon father.

Japan – the child abduction capital.

Child abduction laws were originally proposed and introduced based on the ideology that fathers would take their children overseas in order to prevent courts separating them from their kids. The reality is that most international child abductors are mothers. This often causes embarrassment for courts who find themselves forced by international law to return children […]

Read Witness for the Defence – North & South

Thu 3rd March 2011:

If you missed out on reading the February 2011 North & South article about my wife Dr Felicity Goodyear-Smith, here are the scanned pages – re-published with permission from APC Media. North & South website

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