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New Zealand opposes bra for six-year-olds


October 1st, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 1 (IANS) New Zealand has termed as "pornification of children" and "corporate paedophilia" a range of Australia-made bras for girls as young as six.The bras - known as "bralettes" - ... Read more...

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Oz underwear giant criticised for selling bras for six-year-olds


September 29th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 29 (ANI): Australian clothing firm Bonds has been criticised as being irresponsible for selling bras for girls as young as six.Angry parents and a leading psychologist have called for a ... Read more...

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Child psychologist calls for ban on Bonds bra for 8-year-olds


June 20th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 20 (ANI): A prominent child psychologist has called for a ban on the bra made for the eight-year olds by iconic underwear company Bonds.Dr Michael Carr-Gregg said the 'Soft Cup ... Read more...

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Concerns over teenage girls joining controversial dating site


June 14th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): Experts have expressed concern over innumerable teenage girls joining the popular dating site Oasis Active.Oasis Active, especially popular among young Australian teens, has overtaken the Fairfax-owned RSVP ... Read more...

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Kids as young as 3 questioned about kissing, flirting by Oz researcher


May 18th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 18 (ANI): A Melbourne university researcher grilled children as young as three about kissing and flirting as part of a project.Dr Mindy Blaise from Monash University spent five days at ... Read more...

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Police urge teens to remove profile pictures from Facebook


May 17th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 17 (ANI): Police have come forward to urge all teenagers to remove their profile pictures from Facebook and the names of the schools they attend.Detective Superintendent John Kerlatec ... Read more...

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Facebook profiles can come back to haunt you when applying for credit, jobs


May 5th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 5 (ANI): Be wary of posting pictures of that wild party on Facebook and other social networking sites, because they might come back as ghost of the past to ... Read more...

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New book teaches kids how to ‘make bomb and cook CDs in a microwave’!


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2 (ANI): A new book teaching children to make a bomb in a bag, lick batteries and cook CDs in a microwave has come under fire from parenting experts."Fifty Dangerous ... Read more...

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High tech gadgets sound the death knell for Barbies


December 6th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 6 (ANI): Demand for latest gadgets and fashion-based entertainment by tech savy girls is steadily pushing dolls to their grave, experts have observed.Kids were said to be no longer interested ... Read more...

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All work and no play makes Jack a ‘depressed’ boy


November 4th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 4 (ANI): Kids who do not get enough playtime in early childhood, tend to suffer from depression and mental illness in adolescence, says an Aussie expert.Adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg ... Read more...

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Teens living digital lie by faking age, looks online


July 6th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 6 (ANI): Teenagers are living a digital lie by faking their age, looks, and lives on the Internet, suggest a new study.According to the study, headed by a skincare products ... Read more...

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Parents breeding ‘zombie generation’ by allowing kids mobiles in bed


June 8th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 8 (ANI): Parents who allow their kids to take their mobile phones to bed have been blamed for encouraging a generation of over-tired "zombies" in a new study.Child psychologist ... Read more...

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Your Facebook status reveals much more about you than you think


December 1st, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): If you are among those who update their status message on social networking sites like Orkut, Facebook, regularly, then people can easily know what kind of a ... Read more...

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Teens dicing with death through choking game


April 14th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr 14 (ANI): School students in Australia are dicing with their lives by playing dangerous choking game in which they partially strangle themselves to get a high, warn doctors.Youngsters ... Read more...

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US teenager bashed by friends for YouTube video


April 9th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr 9 (ANI): YouTube mania has taken an ugly turn with young cewebrities, a pun on celebrities, going to any kind of low to grab their 15 minutes of fame ... Read more...

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Every second teen has sexual experience at school leavers’ celebration


November 20th, 2007 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov 19 (ANI): Parents may think that theres nothing wrong with school leavers celebrations, but a new survey has found that at least 50 percent of the teens who attend these ... Read more...

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Internet ‘teaching young girls new sex acts’ warns psychologist


November 14th, 2007 - 8:28 am ICT by admin
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