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    The aggression behind step-porn

    It’s not the step-porn that’s a problem, it’s the aggression behind it. In the wake of the OFLC report Breaking Down Porn, an academic studying the gendered influence of pornography urges people not to panic, but to be aware of when – and why – pornography becomes problematic.

  • Carol Harrington

    Working in the #MeToo era

    Dr Carol Harrington (School of Social and Cultural Studies) is interviewed by NZ Herald about the #MeToo movement and the changes it's brought about in New Zealand.

  • Joyce Chan Award

    Scholarship opportunity

    This Scholarhip is open to students in the final year of their BA and Honours students to apply.  The scholarship is for students enrolling in Honours or Masters in 2020. The Joyce (Liew Chui Ha) Chan essay award will be made for the best essay on a topic on Asian women.