News and Updates

On this page you can find news articles related to our work. The articles are listed in descending date order.

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Honour Project Aotearoa – Interview on Waatea FM

In The Media
Following the launch of the Honour Project Aotearoa final report, Dr Alison Green was interviewed on Waatea FM.
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Congratulations Rebecca Lourie

Celebrating Success
Congratulations to Rebecca Lourie, recipient of the HRC Summer Studentship 2020
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New Zealand Government response to UPR recommendations

In The Media
Te Whāriki Takapou and Family Planning are thrilled the NZ Government states that “protecting sexual and reproductive health and rights is a human rights priority.”
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Congratulations Rebekah Laurence

Celebrating Success
Congratulations to Rebekah Laurence, recipient of the HRC Summer Studentship 2019
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Congratulations Te Aomarama Anderson

Celebrating Success
Congratulations to Te Aomarama Anderson, recipient of the HRC Summer Studentship 2019
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UN recommends removal of abortion from the Crimes Act

Press Release
For release: 25 Jan 2019. The United Nations Human Rights Council added its voice to support New Zealand removing abortion from the Crimes Act.
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Abortion is not a crime

Press Release
For release: 06 Nov 2018: We support removing the statutory grounds for abortion so that Māori women have easier, sooner access to abortion services.
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Sexual health taught using traditional Māori stories

In The Media
For release: 11 Oct 2018: This interview on Te Karere highlighted the use of mātauranga Māori resources around sexual and reproductive health.
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ACC: Mates and Dates Funding

Press Release
For release: 03 Jul 2018: Our criticism of ACC $18.4m spend on 'Mates and Dates' rather than invest in culturally appropriate teacher-led sexuality education.
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ACC’s sexuality education won’t protect young Māori

Press Release
For release: 03 Jul 2018: We support the position that consent and sexual violence prevention is best taught by well-resourced, supported teachers as part of
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ACC consent classes are an irresponsible waste of money

Press Release
For release: 03 Jul 2018: A national group of sexuality and health education experts raises strong opposition to ACC's $18.4m 'Mates and Dates' programme.
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