Teenage boys and peer group pressure

From Nine To Noon, 9:39 am on 9 August 2021
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Photo: Glenda Wakeham

New research shows teenage boys are uncomfortable calling out their peers sexist behaviour.

University of Auckland psychology professor Nicola Gavey has led a study examining views on gender, sexism and online ethics. The Shifting the Line project spoke to more than 50 Auckland 16 and 17 year olds.