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Calls from youth for consent education in schools supported

Monday, 20 March 2017, 4:30 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Specialist sexual violence prevention organisation, Sexual Abuse Prevention Network supports the calls from secondary school students for compulsory consent education in schools. More >>

NZ rugby has opportunity to lead a change in sport culture

Friday, 9 September 2016, 1:51 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

9 September 2016 New Zealand rugby has opportunity to take the lead in transforming harmful sport culture More >>

Chiefs ‘in-house’ investigation reflects power imbalance

Friday, 9 September 2016, 8:07 am | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Sexual Abuse Prevention Network is disappointed at Rugby New Zealand’s decision to conduct only an in-house investigation of the recent alleged sexual assault at an end of season Chief’s function. More >>

Vinyl Bar employees have sexual violence prevention training

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 5:04 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Vinyl Bar employees undergo sexual violence prevention training,following criticism from patrons of handling of a sexual assault More >>

Report gives no security to specialist services

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 3:27 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

The Social Services Select Committee released a report on Friday on the 2013 inquiry into funding for sexual violence services. More >>

Culture change needed to stop sexual abuse

Monday, 9 November 2015, 11:34 am | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Sexual Abuse Prevention Network calls for the whole community to work together to end sexual abuse, following reports on 8 November of a group of male senior secondary school students from an unnamed school assaulting unconscious girls and posting images ... More >>

Relationships education guidelines a positive step

Friday, 29 May 2015, 11:53 am | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Specialist sexual violence prevention education organization, Sexual Abuse Prevention Network says it is a positive step that Ministry of Education has released updated guidelines for schools on teaching relationships education. Network Coordinator, ... More >>

Funding needed for consent education programmes

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 9:53 am | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

There have been calls for sexual consent education in schools this week after the news that there would be no prosecutions resulting from Operation Clover. One of the key findings from the Police report is that there is a ‘prevalence of alcohol ... More >>

Sharing explicit photos without consent is sexual abuse

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 1:49 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

The sharing of explicit photos on a Facebook group is sexual abuse says Sexual Abuse Prevention Network. This behaviour is harmful and we can stop it from happening if the whole community works together to end such behaviour. More >>

Maroon 5 video glamorizes sexual violence

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 1:51 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Sexual Abuse Prevention Network says the Maroon 5 video “Animals” released this month is disturbing and promotes messages that contribute to the high incidence of sexual violence. More >>

The Edge show disregard for consent

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:18 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

The Edge has shown complete disregard for consent, for women’s bodies and in doing so has contributed to the wider issue of rape culture in New Zealand says specialist sexual violence prevention organisation, Sexual Abuse Prevention Network. Yesterday, ... More >>

Billingsley reminds us that sexual abuse can be prevented

Friday, 11 July 2014, 10:54 am | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Tania Billingsley’s choice to have name suppression lifted and to talk about the wider issue of rape culture that facilitated her assault has highlighted the prevalence of sexual violence in New Zealand and reminds us that it can be prevented. More >>

Whole community approach needed to respond to sex attacks

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 4:20 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Sexual Abuse Prevention Network is appalled to hear of recent attacks on women near the path from Boyd Wilson Field to The Terrace and says the whole community can be part of preventing sexual abuse. More >>

Calls for prevention training for Wellington bar staff

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 3:45 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Yesterday a bouncer from the Wellington Establishment Bar was convicted of rape[1] amid appalling victim blaming comments from his defence lawyer, the Sexual Abuse Prevention Network wants to see more hospitality staff (both bar staff and bouncers) ... More >>

 

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