19th December 2014
The 15-year prison sentence imposed on a “prominent Auckland businessman” for shackling and sexually violating young drug-addicted girls in a dungeon, has been welcomed by sexual violence advocacy group, Stop Demand Foundation.
A law that would have allowed Auckland local bodies to ban prostitution in specified places has been scrapped by a parliamentary select committee.
Instead, councils have been urged to look at other ways to control street prostitutes, such as using bylaws controlling “hawkers”…
5th December 2014
Family First NZ says that politicians are living in ‘la-la land’ when it comes to the concerns of families regarding the ongoing harms of street prostitution and residential brothels.