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Rugby World Cup 2019

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Rugby World Cup 2019

Initially, it seemed hard to imagine that a couple of men wearing green and gold, kicking and running around with a ball in far-off Japan could in any way be relevant to peace. But I was proved to be quite wrong. When the President of the country and the captain of the Bokke raised that […]

Child Protection

WE KNOW ENOUGH NOW TO STOP HITTING OUR KIDS

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Carol Bower History was made today when the Constitutional Court found that the defence of reasonable chastisement is unconstitutional, and revoked it. This defence was part of our common law (i.e. not laid down in an Act of Parliament) and was open to parents who had been accused of assaulting their children. The immediate effect […]