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Significant Support For Porn Safeguards – Poll

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Media Release 30 April 2017 A nationwide poll has found high levels of concern around the effects of online pornography and its link to sexual violence, and the easy access that young people have to offensive material, and significant support…

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AUT Students Object To ‘Irresponsible’ & Unsafe Toilet Policy

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Media Release 19 April 2017 The AskMeFirst campaign which was launched in February has released its second YouTube video highlighting the decision of Auckland University of Technology (AUT) to reassign over 165 toilets to be All-Gender toilets – a decision…

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Pornography & Public Health: Research Summary

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INTRODUCTION Source: National Center on Sexual Exploitation http://endsexualexploitation.org/ Pornography is a social toxin that destroys relationships, steals innocence, erodes compassion, breeds violence, and kills love. The issue of pornography is ground zero for all those concerned for the sexual health…

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‘Weak & Dangerous’ Sentence For Child Abuse

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Media Release 11 April 2017 Family First NZ will be writing to the Solicitor General to ask them to appeal the weak and dangerous sentence handed to Tamehana Huata for the manslaughter of two-year-old Matiu Wereta. “Most New Zealanders will…

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22,334-Signature Petition For Porn Harm Inquiry Presented

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Media Release 11 April 2017 A petition calling on an expert panel to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography will be presented to Parliament tomorrow (Wednesday). The petition has received 22,334 signatures in just two months…

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Oranga Tamariki Can’t Fix The Real Issue

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Media Release 31 March 2017 Family First NZ says that the renaming and restructuring of Child, Youth and Family to a new Ministry for Vulnerable Children is simply an exercise in ‘rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic’, and that there…

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15,000 Signatures & Counting For Inquiry On Porn

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Media Release 30 March 2017 The petition calling on politicians to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography has reached 15,000 signatures in just over six weeks with the cut-off date next week. The petition is to…

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Call For Independent Watchdog For Ministry For Vulnerable Children

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Media Release 27 March 2017 Family First NZ has appeared before the Select Committee today considering the bill to establish the new Ministry for Vulnerable Children to replace Child, Youth and Family, and has called for a fully independent Complaints…

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NZ First Repeal Of Anti-Smacking Law Welcomed

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Media Release 26 March 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming NZ First’s pledge to repeal the anti-smacking law, and will be clarifying with the party as to whether it is a non-negotiable bottom line for any coalition agreement after the…

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Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn

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Media Release 23 March 2017 The petition calling on politicians to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography has reached almost 10,000 signatures, with still another week for petitions to be signed. The petition states: “That an…

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