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A new public health priority for Scotland

Last month saw publication of a review of recent research into the physical punishment of children.  It didn’t tell us anything new; in fact we have been talking about its key messages for a long time.  593 more words

Children And Families

The Rod of Correction: Is the Physical Punishment of Children Necessary?


Modernized society is as close to euphoria as we’ll ever get. Gone are the plagues of old, the rivers stained red by mass death from a medieval skirmish. 1,843 more words

Scholarly Work

10 Reasons NOT to Hit Your Child

In several countries around the world, it is illegal for a parent, teacher, or anyone else to spank a child, and 113 countries prohibit corporal (physical) punishment in schools. 939 more words

General Knowledge

When home is a war zone

Each year in Scotland domestic abuse takes place in more than 50,000 households in which children live. They can be powerless witnesses to abusive relationships, and even find themselves caught in the middle if they try to stop the violence and control. 587 more words

Child Protection

Communities Putting Children First – real situations

When Susie (not her real name) was worried about a child in her street she didn’t know how to get the help the girl needed. Thankfully for the Glasgow resident a session delivered by CHILDREN 1ST came at just the right time. 679 more words

Children And Families

Will Spanking Make a Difference? (Pt. 3)

What’s the Issue?

What The Experts Say

Sometimes when it comes to the pros and cons of spanking, the simplest reason why parents use it actually contradicts the outcome of what they want. 405 more words

The truth hurts

“I was abused as a child and much of it was within the law” says CHILDREN 1ST Ambassador Damian Barr.

He never hit me in front of my mum. 1,032 more words

Child Protection