Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Feedback: In Response To Berghan On Ms Prendergast

Feedback: In Response To Dayna Berghan On Ms Prendergast

I read Dayna Berghan's opinion piece on Ms Prendergast's unhelpful and politically inclined comments on women in inner Wellington City. In it she states a meeting should be held with men involved so that "we" can educate the community that rape and sexual assault is not to be tolerated in the community.

The overwhelming majority of men would already agree with her without the need to attend a meeting. Getting a bunch of men into a meeting is not going to change the behaviour of rapists or sexual predators of either sex.

Not all men are rapists and not all all sexual predators are men.

Tony Cox


See also... Ms Prendergast To Further Her Mayoral Campaign

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

27-29 Sept: Social Enterprise World Forum Live Blog

1600+ delegates from more than 45 countries have came together to share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future using social enterprise as a vehicle. Attending the Forum were social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from across the globe... More>>

HiveMind Report: A Universal Basic Income For Aotearoa NZ

Results from this HiveMind suggests that an overwhelming majority of Kiwis believe that due to changing circumstances and inefficiencies in the current system, we need a better system to take care of welfare of struggling members in our society. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Hivemind: Medical Cannabis - Co-Creating A Policy For Aotearoa

Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018? More>>

ALSO:

Lyndon Hood: Notes On National’s Election Campaign, In Poem Form

Nationyl’s bitumen-ing / As they du du / Seed groweth / River floweth / Then ‘dozer drives thru / Highway ensu. More>>