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Welcome to Safeguarding Children - Safeguarding Children Program

Organisations, such as schools, child care centres, welfare groups, sporting clubs, youth and social groups, play a vital role in the health, …

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7 Ways to Avoid Re-Traumatizing A Trauma Victim

<b>Do not force the person to talk about the trauma:</b> Forcing someone to talk about a terrible event is making someone re-live the experience and all of …

What the Duggar Family Teaches Us About Sexual Abuse

The truth is, I've never watched the Duggar family on TV. Still, with all the current media coverage, it's impossible not to be aware of the fact …

Real Men, Real Crimes: The Underreported Sexual Abuse Of Boys

Imagine yourself 6 years old once again and then try and picture your former (tiny) self within the world.<p>At that very young age, Rick Goodwin was …

Website For Male Survivors 1 in 6 to Offer Online Group Therapy

According to their latest newsletter, the site will be offering group sessions online starting in September.<p>Men will be able to remain anonymous and …

Suicide Prevention Should Be Taught Everywhere

Do you ever wonder what you would do if your house caught on fire? Do you see yourself rounding up the children, pets, and photo albums and hustling …

Why Do People With Mental Illness Self-Sabotage?

There is a lot of talk about why people with mental illness self-sabotage. The other day, while reading online, I saw this quote: “I am afraid of two …

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Help for Men Experiencing Depression and Mental Illness Stigma

Depression and men experiencing mental illness stigma is a common and problematic concern for many people, and it also happens on many levels when …

From welfare state to innovation state

When the new industrial working class began to organise, governments defused the threat of revolution from below that Karl Marx had prophesied by …

Government Wants to ”Implant Recipients of Welfare Assistance with Satellite-Tracked Chips”

Implantable RFID tracking chips. You know, to stop terrorism.<p>And to keep tabs on all the welfare queens, in order to keep tax dollars …

Heart to Heart Parenting: Nurturing Your Child's Emotional Intelligence from Conception to School Age

• <b>Author:</b> Robin Grille<p>Parenting has the potential to be the most fulfilling thing we will ever do. Our children challenge us like no one else ever will, yet, if we let them, they make us better people. Even the mistakes we make as parents, if acknowledged honestly, can bring us and our children …

5 Questions Guaranteed To Help You Know Yourself Better | Wake Up World

Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>When Gretchen Rubin, author of <i>The Happiness Project</i> spoke at World Domination Summit this past summer, she said that …

Pinterest Publishes Its First Full-Year Transparency Report

Following the trend of other online services like<p>As tends to be the case, the vast majority of these were from the US, with 39 requests covering 54 Pinterest accounts. The other two were from Canada and Australia.<p>Within the US, 10 of the requests came from warrants, and the other 29 were subpoenas. …

A single researcher made $225,000 (legally!) by hacking browsers this week

For the past two days, security researchers have descended on Vancouver for a Google-sponsored contest called Pwn2Own, which offers top-dollar prizes for anyone who can publicly exploit bugs in popular browsers and other widely used software like Adobe Flash.<p>More than half a million dollars for 21 …

Facebook Redefines the Word 'Click' to Satisfy Advertisers

"Likes," comments and shares are no longer clicks -- at least not in Facebook's view.<p>Facebook is redefining the term “click” to appease its many advertisers.<p>The social network will no longer charge marketers for what are known as engagement clicks — things such as “Likes,” comments or shares of an …

Facebook Updates its Community Standards for Clarity

Facebook has updated its Community Standards to help users understand what they can and can’t share on the social network.<p>The revised guidelines clarify Facebook’s policies on a variety of topics, including bullying, threats of violence, self-harm and hate speech. The company is attempting to …

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There is no women’s empowerment without rights

In recent years, a wide range of actors have embraced the goal of women’s economic empowerment. The change in discourse is a significant achievement …

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Does Social-Media Sharing Count as Community Service?

When it comes to being charitable, most Americans agree: In-person action trumps monetary donations and online engagement.<p>Social media has made it easier than ever to spread the word about a cause. Whether it’s a reminder to vote in a local election, an Instagram video challenging you to dump a …

How Social Innovators Maximize Budget And Impact

<i>A youth in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil testing a prototype vulnerability mapping smartphone application.</i><p>In 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil experienced widespread flooding which lead to serious property damage and loss of life. The damage was particularly severe among the poorer communities of the city known …