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Parents urged not to force children to kiss relatives

Parents who force their sons and daughters to give granny a peck on the cheek may be doing them harm, it's being claimed.

The Sex Education Forum says it will help them learn about consent and how to resist unwanted sexual advances later in life.

An article in its magazine says intervening may be awkward but necessary to teach children to follow their instincts. Norman Wells is a Christian and heads up the charity Family Education Trust.

He tells Premier he's shocked this advice has been published:

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