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Patmalar Ambikapathy Thuraisingham

Patmalar Ambikapathy, BA ( Durham) Barrister ( London), M.Phil ( Cambridge), is a Barrister and Human Rights Consultant for Children.

Spare the rod and spare the child
Law & Liberties - 15/02/2012 - 61 comments
The 'right' to smack a child is foreign to Australian law
Law & Liberties - 4/01/2011 - 36 comments
The Christmas Island orphan must be set free
Law & Liberties - 24/12/2010 - 5 comments
A culture supportive of child abuse?
Law & Liberties - 29/05/2008 - 20 comments
Saying sorry was just the first step
Indigenous Affairs - 19/02/2008 - 25 comments
Child abuse by another name
Indigenous Affairs - 9/07/2007 - 11 comments

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