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Protecting children starts close to home, with breaking the silence

I recently attended the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SRVI) called Measuring Progress, Driving Solutions in Cape Town.

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Approaching a frightened dog is the #1 reason children under 10 are bitten - here's what experts say you need to teach your child to avoid this

It’s vital to teach children to be cautious about approaching dogs that look scared. This may seem strange to the child, who might think that the dog experiences emotions in a similar way to themselves and would find physical comfort reassuring.

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These 9 safety tips will keep your child safe in dangerous situations

Child Protection Week reminds us to not take our children’s safety for granted. These top tips could make all the difference in instilling a sense of proactivity in your child in crisis situations.

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12 facts on child abductions

How to avoid every parent's nightmare- a child going missing.

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7 more deadly experiences we had as kids

Growing up in a time with fewer restrictions wasn’t that bad.

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When a medical diagnosis rocks your world

How do you deal with bad news about your child's health?

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Should stick figure family decals be banned?

Has society become far too paranoid or is your family really in danger?

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7 deadly (and stupid) things I did for fun as a child

Scott Dunlop wonders if his childhood was normal or a daily dice with death.

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How prepared are you for the sex talk?

Children of today seem to be discovering information about sex from a much younger age.

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Girls’ swimsuits banned

Canadian city bans mermaid costumes from all pools citing safety risks.

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Free-range vs helicopter parenting

Would you let your kid walk home from the park alone?

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‘My kids aren’t ready for social media’

Janine Dunlop reveals her fears about allowing her kids free rein on the internet.

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Iron Man presents kid with bionic arm

Robert Downey Jr hands over bionic arm to 7-year-old boy born with missing limb.

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Sibling violence on the increase

Overburdened older siblings may resort to bullying, child counsellor suggests.

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Dad wants unvaccinated kids banned from school

Father of a boy who has leukaemia fears for his son's life.

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'Deadly' trampolines

UK study claims half the ER visits from kids result from trampoline injuries.

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The 9-year-old supermodel?

Young girl model gets creepy comments from grown men on social media.

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Surprise! Dave Grohl is just a regular parent

Watch the Foo Fighters lead singer describe his daily parenting routine.
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