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Sexual relationship education should be in schools – Katie Fitzpatrick

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on March 10th, 2017.

Schools can’t be to blame for student chatter on Facebook, but there is an opportunity for young people to learn about healthy relationships at school, writes Rutherford Discovery Fellow Associate Professor Katie Fitzpatrick. An excerpt (read in full): This opportunity is in health education classes. It is not up to (or possible for) schools to […]

‘Anti-rape’ mobile app flawed

Laura Goodall posted in on October 6th, 2014.

The Dominion Post quotes New Zealand experts commenting on a new mobile phone app that was designed to check for consent before sex in an effort to reduce rape. Excerpt (read the full article here): An “anti-rape” mobile phone app designed to check for consent before sex has been greeted with scepticism by campaigners against sexual violence. […]

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