RespectEd Aotearoa in the Media

RespectEd Aotearoa provides commentary in the media on issues including sexual harassment, sexual abuse, young people and sexuality and consent.

Keeping the Conversation Going

Nightclub worker reported musicians three months ago – RNZ 21 October 2020

The dark side of university: 28 per cent of students experience sexual assault, Otago study finds – Stuff 9 October 2020

Group calls for mandatory sexual consent education for tertiary students – Stuff 25 September 2020

Episode 5: Women’s Bodies – Alice Snedden’s Bad News – RNZ 24 August 2020

MPs’ bad behaviour shows Parliament needs to look at its workplace culture – RNZ 23 July 2020 

Wellington College to review references to Sir Ron Brierley if guilty of child exploitation material charges – Stuff 17 February 2020

The slow, important work of keeping women safe in our cities – The Spinoff 19 November 2019

11 percent of reported sexual violence cases end in conviction – RNZ 1 November 2019

Universities moving ‘far too slow’ in addressing sex attacks – Stuff 23 August 2019

THEY. ARE. WASTED. – The Guardian 14 April 2019

Changing ‘work hard, play hard’ culture not enough – RNZ 6 July 2018

Consent as a traffic Light – The Wireless 11 October 2017

Police videos could help more people come forward – RNZ 2 May 2017

#MeToo campaign picking up pace – RNZ 17 October 2017

Alcohol, bars and the hospitality industry

NZ bar staff being trained to spot behaviour that leads to sexual assault 30 April 2018

Why did no one speak out about Harvey Weinstein? – NZ Herald and cross published at The Wireless 11 October 2017

Nights out and unwanted advances and harassment – NZ Herald  8 July 2017

How can we prevent sexual assault in the workplace? – Radio Live 12 October 2017

It’s our Business – Radio NZ, 29 September 2017

Stopping sexual violence in bars

"It's not weird, it's not funny, it's aggressive." – if you saw some questionable behaviour in a bar would you say something to stop it?

Posted by Re: on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Youth and Schools

Education needed to reduce impact of pornography – Scoop Independent News 6 December 2018

Mates & Dates programme: Listen to the students – Radio NZ 9 August 2018

Rape and Social Media – Radio NZ 8 March 2017

Fiona McNamara: Discussions around rape culture needed in schools- News Talk ZB 10 March 2017



Rugby Drinking Culture – Radio NZ  8 September 2017

NZ rugby  CEO “we have not got it right” – Radio NZ    9 September 2016