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Own Goal for Men’s Health Campaign

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 3:35 pm | Stop Demand

Using vagina-like imagery to promote men’s health reflects warped thinking about what constitutes a healthy man, says Neville Robertson, a member of Stop Demand. More >>

Grisham’s ‘child porn’ comments ignorant

Friday, 17 October 2014, 10:34 am | Stop Demand

World-renowned author John Grisham has come under fire by advocacy group Stop Demand Foundation, for comments it says trivialises the global child sex abuse trade. More >>

Anonymity for child sex predator

Monday, 6 October 2014, 9:34 am | Stop Demand

Child advocacy group Stop Demand Foundation has slammed an appellate Court’s decision to grant a prolific participant in the global child rape trade permanent name suppression, allowing him to hide behind his wife’s medical condition. More >>

Judges and media urged to “step up” naming sexual predators

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 5:34 pm | Stop Demand

A Hastings man today pleaded guilty to 61 child sex abuse image and sex charges after it was discovered he had more than 700,000 deleted images and video recordings on his computer. More >>

Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Friday, 13 June 2014, 12:19 pm | Stop Demand

The collective intent by representatives of governments, non-governmental agencies and civil society, to end sexual violence in conflict zones, is to be applauded. More >>

Auckland Council faces pressure to reject rape culture

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 1:43 pm | Stop Demand

[Trigger warning: Rape, sexual assault, domestic violence] Auckland Council is under pressure from a sexual violence advocacy group, for a decision by a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) to allow a group infamous for rape and murder fantasy lyrics to ... More >>

Website adds to underage sexual exploitation outcry

Sunday, 10 November 2013, 1:47 pm | Stop Demand

Graphic sex chat by 39 Kiwi men, many with an intention of meeting a 13- or 14- year old Kiwi girl for sex, is the latest incident fuelling widespread concerns about the sexual exploitation of underage girls in this country. More >>

“Roast Busters” needs wider conversation

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 9:24 am | Stop Demand

That a group of young men could “celebrate” their sexual exploitation of young women shows how far we have to go before we have a society in which women are respected, say leaders of Man Up!, a programme encouraging men to speak out against sexual violence ... More >>

Wellington mayoral candidate’s sexism not first offence

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 12:35 pm | Stop Demand

Wellington mayoral hopeful, Councillor John Morrison, yesterday apologised for his quip at the opening of the Wellington Harbour City Rotary Club’s art awards function two weeks ago that has since seen allegations of sexism levelled at him. More >>

Weak sentence for depraved father slammed

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 6:51 pm | Stop Demand

The child advocacy group, Stop Demand Foundation, has slammed today’s sentence of a father convicted of a range of sexual charges against his then 13-month old son. More >>

Air New Zealand unapologetic for repeated sexism

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 2:49 pm | Stop Demand

On the eve of CEO Rob Fyfe’s departure, Air New Zealand has been urged to undertake a clean out in regard to its pattern of puerile, sexist depictions of women. In an open letter to Air New Zealand last week, Stop Demand, which works to curb the sexual ... More >>

Chow brothel gets green light

Friday, 30 November 2012, 5:26 pm | Stop Demand

The green light given for the proposed expansion of the red-light district in the Auckland CBD, is disappointing but unsurprising, says Stop Demand Foundation. More >>

Kiwi in Philippines child sex raid no surprise

Monday, 29 October 2012, 10:17 am | Stop Demand

The pending arrest of a New Zealander in the Philippines, on child rape allegations, comes as no surprise to child advocacy group Stop Demand Foundation. More >>

Tyson ban excellent outcome

Friday, 12 October 2012, 12:01 pm | Stop Demand

Anti-sexual violence group Stop Demand, who lobbied hard over the past week for a ban on Mike Tyson’s visit, is delighted by the news that his second visa application has been denied. More >>

Mike Tyson – Boxing, Bitches and Lawsuits

Monday, 8 October 2012, 12:06 pm | Stop Demand

Stop Demand, which works to stop sexual violence, is urging Maori leaders Willie Jackson and John Tamihere to withdraw support for a man it calls “an odious misogynist”. More >>

Prolific sex exploiter resumes work with children

Tuesday, 7 August 2012, 4:57 pm | Stop Demand

The “prominent” Manawatu man who was convicted in 2010 for downloading 290,000 objectionable images, mainly of young girls, has moved to Auckland and is back working in his profession where he has direct access to children including young girls. More >>

Comedian’s child sex conviction welcomed

Friday, 27 July 2012, 1:36 pm | Stop Demand

Today’s conviction of a well-known comedian for sexual assault on his young daughter was welcomed by Stop Demand, a group tackling sexual violence. The man was sentenced to eight months home detention. More >>

Sex trafficking under spotlight

Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 5:04 pm | Stop Demand

New Zealand is a source country for underage girls subjected to internal sex trafficking, says the latest US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released today. More >>

NZ’s role in sparking global online sting praised

Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 1:43 pm | Stop Demand

A global sting across 20 countries has netted some 55 key suspects in the worldwide distribution of child sex abuse images, thanks to New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs’ Censorship Compliance Unit. More >>

Comedian’s resentence on child sex charge welcomed

Wednesday, 18 April 2012, 1:42 pm | Stop Demand

The Auckland High Court has ruled that a well-known comedian, last year discharged without conviction despite admitting sexually assaulting his young daughter, is to be resentenced. More >>