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What is really going on with STIs in Indigenous kids?

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The Age, 10 March 2018
Detailed new statistics on sexually transmitted infections among Indigenous children in the Northern Territory reveal the number of cases is declining and there is little evidence to link STI rates to child abuse.

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Challenging misconceptions about sexual offending: report (Link fixed)

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Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2017 Reports of sexual offences crimes have increased over the last six years. Despite the prevalence of sexual offending in our communities, there is a lack of understanding about these crimes. Myths and misconceptions about sexual offending are common. This is understandable, because sexual offending is a profoundly hidden crime. Much of what we know...

Young Parents’ Fight To Keep Baby Aria Reignites Debate Over Teenage Parents

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The Conversation, 19/04/2017 10:04 AM AEST | Updated 20/04/2017 10:53 AM AEST Two New South Wales teenagers’ fight to get their baby daughter back has reignited debate over teenage pregnancy, and how young is too young to care for a child. While experts may agree that teen pregnancies are less than ideal, there is disagreement about what should happen in the case of the young couple —...

New digital resource on revenge po*rn & cyberbullying in SA

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The Law Society, 2 November 2016 The Law Society and University of Adelaide have launched a new digital cyberbullying resource which deals with new revenge porn laws that came into force in SA on Friday. A cyberbullying section has been added to the app Out of Bounds (previously called The Naked Truth), which also explains the laws surrounding unlawful sexual intercourse and sexting. The new...

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