Journal of Professional Nursing

No woman signs up for this

Kāore he wahine o te ao nei ka whakaae ki tēnei

Sandra Thaggard, BHSc(Nsg), MHSc(Hons), PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing, School of Clinical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, NZ

Reference:  Thaggard, S. (2017). Editorial: No woman signs up for this. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 33(2), 4-6. 

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Nobody starts off in a dating relationship knowing they are going to be verbally or psychologically abused, hit or punched. No woman willingly agrees to this. Recent media coverage by Newshubb (2017) revealed sexist comments made by some young college students over social media that were disrespectful toward women.

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