Apr 30, 2013
There’s a saying that I’ve heard from other friends who have children that goes, “Be nice to your children because they choose your future nursing home”. While I’ve tended to laugh when I hear that phrase, it’s not a laughing matter in China.
A law is set to be passed in China starting July 1st that entitles any parent to sue their child if they feel the’ve been...
Apr 23, 2013
Summer may not be here yet, but department and online stores already have their swimsuit line ready for the season. It’s not uncommon for consumers to start shopping for swimsuits earlier in the game, but would you reconsider your bathing suit choice if it was perceived as sexualizing your child?
Currently, Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle site, GOOP, has come under scrutiny for featuring...
Apr 10, 2013
Once again, a rape case in India has placed this country in the forefront of news media, but in this case, the victim is a child.
This past Sunday, a ten year-old girl was raped in Bulandshahr, India, and after she was brought by her mother to a women’s police station in Utar Pradesh to report the crime, it was the girl who was placed behind bars. There were no explanations as to why the child had to...
Apr 8, 2013
Rape should never be condoned nor thought of as acceptable by anyone, but happens when a rape victim is forced to marry her rapist to preserve the family honor?
A Moroccan woman, Amina Filali, was a rape victim but what made matters worse was the consequence that resulted from it. She was forced to marry her rapist as a way for him to avoid prison. According to Moroccan penal law, Article 475, this law...