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Shifting The Line On Gender And Sexual Violence
Our team is based in Te Kura Mātai Hinengaro | the School of Psychology, Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau | The University of Auckland.
Octavia Calder-Dawe – Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University Wellington
Jade Le Grice, Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa
Brandee Thorburn – Avondale College
Makarena Dudley, Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kahu
Our project has been supported by The University of Auckland, Netsafe (through an Online Safety Partnership Grant, funded by the Ministry of Justice), and the Marsden Fund Council from New Zealand Government funding, administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand.
We thank the boys and young men who participated in our workshops, for their interest in this subject, and their openness to sharing their views and experiences. We are also grateful to the organisations and schools whose students we worked with, and those staff who generously supported the research.
Report cover image credit: Toby Morris.
For a fuller account of the people and organisations whose support and assistance we recognise and appreciate, see the Acknowledgements section in our report.