Still Silent Objects: Exploring 21st Century Barriers to Rape Reform - Symposium - Wellington - 16 Apr 2019

When: Tuesday 16 April 2019, 9am-4.30pm.

Where: Victoria University of Wellington School of Law, GBLT2, Lambton Quay, Wellington

Organised by Victoria University of Wellington School of Law.

Free. Registration required by 5 April 2019. Register now

The symposium presents the findings of a three year, Marsden-funded project awarded to Professor Jan Jordan in 2015. The project is titled ‘Rape, Silencing and Objectification’ and is a critical examination of socio-cultural barriers to rape reform. 

This symposium will be of interest to NGOs, policymakers, academics, practitioners and the general public. Presentations will cover a diverse array of topics, including: 

  • Police responses to rape complaints
  • Media coverage of rape
  • Objectification in the media
  • Changes and trends in contemporary pornography.

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