Tagged: Children

NEWS: Sweden: Fewer Parents Think Alcohol Use Around Kids Is Inappropriate

According to the new IQ Alcohol Index in Sweden, fewer parents thin alcohol use around kids is inappropriate. Every year IQ surveys Swedes’ attitude on alcohol. According to the index over the past 10 years attitudes towards alcohol have become more permissive…

NEWS: WHO SEARO Publication: Alcohol in the Eyes of Kids

The World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia has published a booklet on how children see alcohol.
“In the discourse on alcohol, the voice that is missing is that of the young. It is their voice that we need to hear. It is they who are affected most. It is their future at stake,” writes Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia.
The publication contains pictures drawn by children on how they see alcohol. The drawings follow three main themes. Listen to our voices, stop alcohol consumption; Effects and consequences; Messages on action for an alcohol-free world…

NEWS: Scotland: Call to Separate Alcohol in Shops

Edinbugh’s Deputy Council Leader Cammy Day has called on Community Safety Minister Ash Denham to screen alcohol in shops away from the eyes of children. His call comes after he saw the Children’s Parliament report published last month. In the report children aged 9 to 11 voiced their concerns about alcohol. The children said they are exposed to alcohol everyday and called for alcohol to be made less visible…