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Definition and the truth about the rape of men

https://slate.com/human-interest/2014/04/male-rape-in-america-a-new-study-reveals-that-men-are-sexually-assaulted-almost-as-often-as-women.html?fbclid=IwAR0T0Rlecc41RdH58eu8FMME0lRcIhccwRvgCUpkxWf3GifK4MR4-RBVP6Y Last year the National Crime Victimization Survey turned up a remarkable statistic. In asking 40,000 households about rape and sexual violence, the survey uncovered that 38…

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Posted in Equality Gender Identity

Fix family violence by facing up to male sexual trauma

https://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/109792758/violence-against-women-men-arent-the-problem-or-the-solution?fbclid=IwAR1VAOtgsY4DbaQf2MhrV5Ek0v9wXGPma6DiRS96gKxZwk2ZiudtZ2-kV8g Men who are violent towards women tend to hate themselves. They hate that they feel vulnerable, and most of all, they hate feeling ashamed. Men’s…

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“Gender never came into it for me, and that was because of you”

"Gender never came into it for me, and that was because of you" – Prime Minister @jacindaardern thanking former PM @HelenClarkNZ for showing her and…

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Management told her she couldn’t speak te reo Māori

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12123672 A McDonald’s worker is furious and saddened after management told her she couldn’t speak te reo Māori to customers. Hamilton woman Janine Eru-Taueki was…

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Posted in Equality morality

Empathy compromises ethical behaviour

https://www.vox.com/conversations/2017/1/19/14266230/empathy-morality-ethics-psychology-compassion-paul-bloom My beef is with empathy in particular, with its role in decision making. Empathy has certain design features that do make it positive in…

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Good-looking people are more likely to believe that life is fair

Good-looking people are more likely to believe that life is fair https://t.co/wJ0bEbGHOj — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) August 11, 2018

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Mental health funding goes backwards under Labour

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/104176279/will-the-inquiry-really-be-the-saviour-of-the-mental-health-system The Government delivered its first Budget last week, and while health was the overall winner, there was little for mental health. The previous government’s…

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#WhatAboutMe ?

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12035852 For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe? They admire the women speaking out about traumatic experiences…

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Massage industry: putting pressure on human trafficking

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12021043 Foley said although New Zealand legislation specifically excluded migrants on temporary visas from lawfully providing commercial sexual services, they could be granted visas to…

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Posted in Equality morality

Jimmy Carter and holding leaders to a high standard

http://time.com/5216747/jimmy-carter-stormy-daniels-donald-trump/ Former President Jimmy Carter is speaking out about President Donald Trump’s thorny legal battle with porn star Stormy Daniels famous for her many roles…

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