Sexist? Not us, say those living in rural New Zealand Taumarunui Women’s Refuge community advocate Julie Shaw said in her experience living in a rural location did not necessarily mean you would be subject to more sexism. She had encountered more sexism in cities, she said. “I think sexism isContinue Reading I started working as an activist to prevent gun violence in December 2012 after the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in which a 20-year-old man shot and killed 20 children and six adult staff. I felt I could no longer sit idly by as this epidemic ravagedContinue Reading We focus on the sexual exploitation of children There is commonly a lack of information and understanding about the prevention of sexual exploitation of children. It is our hope that through visiting us here you will learn more of the startling facts and the complex issues that surround theContinue Reading

The community of men who have sex with men (MSM) New diagnoses for HIV amongst MSM, where the infection occurred in NZ, rose sharply from 2000 to 2005. Since 2005 new diagnoses have stabilised at around 70 new infections per year, though small fluctuations between years exist. Stabilising the numberContinue Reading News Child-sex offender register gets OK 05:23 – 4 Aug 14 Bryan Sent from my Windows Phone The Government is pushing ahead with a child-sex offender register, which could eventually be expanded to include other sexual offenders. Police and Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has confirmed ministersContinue Reading