Bob McCoskrie, National Director of Family First wrote a opinion piece in the New Zealand Herald earlier this week titled 'Why I Won't be Wearing the White Ribbon'. The piece argued for a recognition of gender symmetry in family violence and called for a broadening of the scope, away from gender based analysis.
This piece provoked a number of responses from key family violence research and practice specialists:
Dr Janet Fanslow's response titled 'Facts on violence against women' is available via the NZ Herald Online site here.
NZ Herald editorial has last word
Read the NZ Herald editorial (26 November 2011): White Ribbon Day attack backfires
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Submitted on Fri, 2011-11-25 09:54