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Discussion: Should T&T be reaping the benefits of the end of corporal punishment by now?

Corporal punishment was removed from schools over 15 years ago and there seemed to be a strong moral argument to abolish “violence” against children. But should that not mean young people—at least below the ages of 23—ought to be significantly less violent? Whether or not you believe that abolishing corporal punishment was the just …

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Letter to Editor: Rowley shouldn’t apologise for sensible approach to domestic violence

“Regrettably, I have observed recently that certain organisations established with the objective of empowering and protecting women have perhaps, unwittingly, been promoting—by implication—recklessness, given their lack of support for the Prime Minister’s call for personal responsibility as one of the obvious measures in the protection of women. “These organisations ought …

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