Helicopter Children

From what age can your child play on the street without supervision, take the bus or cycle to school alone? What if your child turns the neighborhood upside down by playing silly games or climbs a tall tree without protection? As parents, we have become increasingly concerned for our offspring: we have to protect them from murderous traffic and pedophiles. Playing should only be possible in a controlled, safe environment and pranks have become illegal. But is all of that really helping our children?

Marleen Finoulst


Stijn van Petegem

Panel member

Helena Signaert

Panel member

Lieve Swinnen

Panel member

Loes Meeussen

Panel member


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This activity takes place at wed 16.06 om 20:00 in ZED-Vesalius
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