Child Wise

Type: Organization
Name: Child Wise
Nationality: Australia
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Child Wise
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Marketing and advertising to children: a necessary evil?

Click here if viewing this on mobile or tablet.According to Fast Food Facts 2013, children under six saw almost three adverts for fast foods every day, while 12-17-year-olds saw almost five adverts a day. Amidst the obesity debate, concerns over how children ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Vic state wards targeted by gangs (AAP)

, 5:14 pmAAP The Victorian government says, the targeting children in care has been a longstanding issue.Vulnerable children in state care are easy pickings for sex offenders, experts say.Neglected and abused children in residential care are being targeted ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Jan 24 2014 - Updated Jan 24 2014 - 1 reports

Children's channel CBBC criticised for ‘Girls are girls and boys are boys’ guideline

The CBBC has come under fire on Twitter in response to a section of one of its audience guides entitled ‘Girls are girls and boys are boys’. In ‘A guide to the CBBC audience’, which is publicly available online, girls and boys are described in two separate ... [Published The Independent - Jan 24 2014]

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Bo Viktor Nylund: "Information comes to them [children] even if they're not looking for it...How do you begin to regulate and control some of these aspects that go beyond borders, the internet being a very global thing. It's very difficult to put measures in that are implementable."
"We have very vulnerable children and young people in out-of-home care who've been neglected and abused and they are targets of organised gangs" she told reporters on Wednesday
...They stated:  "The document under discussion is several years out of date and will be removed shortly."

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Marketing and advertising to children: a necess... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 28 2014]
Vic state wards targeted by gangs (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Mar 12 2014]
Children's channel CBBC criticised for ‘Girls a... [Published The Independent - Jan 24 2014]
Fact Sheet for Child Wise [Published Able2Act - Jan 18 2007]
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