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Roast Busters’ Sex Crimes Case Ends Abysmally

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 2:13 pm | Stop Demand

It was a case that shocked the nation. Videos taken and distributed by a pack of young West Auckland men, crudely self-styled as ‘Roast Busters’, depicted the men sexually violating drunk girls, many under aged. Politicians spoke out. Leaders ... More >>

Prostitution’s Collateral Damage, 20 Years On

Monday, 26 June 2023, 9:49 am | Stop Demand

This week’s 20-year anniversary of New Zealand decriminalising prostitution offers little to celebrate, say advocates who lobbied against the law change in 2003. Stop Demand, which works to end sexual violence and exploitation, says the collateral ... More >>

Prostitution’s Collateral Damage, 20 Years On

Monday, 26 June 2023, 5:47 am | Stop Demand

This week’s 20-year anniversary of New Zealand decriminalising prostitution offers little to celebrate, say advocates who lobbied against the law change in 2003. Stop Demand, which works to end sexual violence and exploitation, says the collateral ... More >>

Mama Hooch Rapists’ WhatsApp Group Members Called Out

Friday, 26 May 2023, 11:45 am | Stop Demand

A group calling for action to stop sexual violence against women and children has welcomed the lifting of name suppression for the predatory Christchurch-based brothers, Daniel Jaz (40) and Roberto Jaz (38). However, it says a spotlight also needs to ... More >>

Prison For Incestuous Feral Grandfather Welcomed

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 4:41 pm | Stop Demand

A 66-year-old grandfather who, in the 1980s, was charged with incest, rape and sodomy on his daughter but acquitted, has today been sentenced to four years 10 months jail for more recent charges of incest in relation to his granddaughter, and one charge ... More >>

Brierley’s Sentence Welcomed By Child Advocacy Group

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 2:10 pm | Stop Demand

Today’s sentencing of Ron Brierley to 14 months imprisonment for possessing child sex abuse material has been welcomed by child advocacy group Stop Demand Foundation. Stop Demand says that a prison sentence was fitting, both as a punishment and as ... More >>

Are Ministers being gagged on lockdown family violence?

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 2:34 pm | Stop Demand

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Sir Ron Brierley Must Be Stripped Of Knighthood

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 1:22 pm | Stop Demand

Today’s guilty plea in Sydney by New Zealand-born businessman Sir Ron Brierley, to charges of possessing child sex abuse material, should pave the way for the former high-flyer to be stripped of his knighthood, says a long-time campaigner and law ... More >>

Prison for prominent predator’s live online child sex shows

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 2:28 pm | Stop Demand

A prison sentence handed down today to 75-year-old former North Shore Community Board Chair Martin Lawes, for sustained child sexual exploitation of impoverished children in the Philippines, has been welcomed by child advocacy group Stop Demand. More >>

NZME and Herald slammed for sex trade ads for ‘young girls'

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 2:39 pm | Stop Demand

Three months after the New Zealand Herald came under fire for its role in sex crimes against an Auckland teenager, the paper continues to advertise ‘young girls’ for sex. More >>

UPDATE: NZ Herald silent on facilitating sex crimes

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 3:33 pm | Stop Demand

UPDATE: Further to our media release, we can confirm that we have now received a response from the NZ Herald Editor, Shayne Currie, who writes: “Thank you for your e-mails. We are reviewing this case, and will continue to do what we can to ensure ... More >>

NZ Herald silent on facilitating child sex crimes

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 2:49 pm | Stop Demand

New Zealand’s largest circulating newspaper, The New Zealand Herald, has come under fire for its role in facilitating child sex crimes against an Auckland girl, and its refusal to discuss its sex trade advertisements with an advocacy group working ... More >>

Auckland men paid up to $200 to sexually violate teen’s body

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 4:40 pm | Stop Demand

Auckland men paid up to $200 to sexually violate teen’s body, facilitated by NZ Herald In what has been described as one of New Zealand’s most “sickening” criminal cases , on Tuesday an Auckland mother was jailed for six years and 11 months ... More >>

NZ’s Child Sex Crimes Ranking Demands Urgent Response

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 11:06 am | Stop Demand

Sexual violence advocacy group Stop Demand Foundation says that a UN report that ranks New Zealand as being in the top seven countries for child sex crimes, highlights the urgent need for action. More >>

NZ's shocking level of child rape

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 10:13 am | Stop Demand

Stop Demand Foundation, which calls for action to stop sexual violence against women and children, is calling on the incoming Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft to address, as a priority, New Zealand’s shameful litany of sex crimes being committed ... More >>

Labour’s Response on Sex-for-Rent Ironic

Monday, 1 February 2016, 1:20 pm | Stop Demand

The Labour Party’s “shock, horror” response to the exposure of a growing sex-for-rent trend amongst some landlords and tenants is ironic given Labour was behind normalising the sale and purchase of commercial sexual services, says a group that addresses ... More >>

Judge soft on global child rape trade

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 5:17 pm | Stop Demand

A group that has spent years campaigning for tougher penalties for those who fuel the global child rape trade has condemned what it describes as “another shocking” decision. More >>

Discharge for child sex exploiter condemned

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 9:20 am | Stop Demand

A group that has spent years campaigning for tougher penalties for those who fuel online child sex abuse material has condemned a judge’s decision to discharge an offender. More >>

“Sexual violence” march ahead of Boobs on Bikes

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 3:08 pm | Stop Demand

Tomorrow’s controversial Boobs on Bikes march, led by pornographer Steve Crow and featuring international porn stars, will be preceded by a sexual violence and harms of pornography march organised by advocacy group Stop Demand Foundation. More >>

Chris Brown support indefensible, says advocacy group

Friday, 2 October 2015, 9:43 am | Stop Demand

The group that raised concerns last year about rap group Odd Future says it is alarmed at the support Chris Brown is receiving from a growing number of high profile individuals including from another five prominent Maori women this afternoon. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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