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Professor Freda Briggs – at loss for argument

Filed under: General — Richard Christie @ 8:59 pm Mon 25th June 2007

The Press
June 23 2007

Extract :

“Yet Briggs remarks that the “vitriol” of the attack surprised her. She says some of the letter writers continue to make “outrageous claims” on men’s advocacy websites, and that Ross Francis emailed her university bosses accusing her of making false claims about her research and credentials.

She portrays her critics as a handful of Ellis supporters, and their challenge as a “vendetta”. In almost half a century of professional life, she says, she has never encountered anything like it. “What they’re trying to do is keep me out of New Zealand.”

Why? “Because they don’t want child-protection education in schools. What other explanation is there for it?””


  1. Godd article.
    It is nice to see she is being challenged on the research itself and her credentials. Just goes to show letters and websites are making an impact.

    Comment by julie — Tue 26th June 2007 @ 9:18 am

  2. This is one dangerous women. I support keeping her out of NZ. I have seen some of her research and its very questionable.

    Comment by wendy — Tue 26th June 2007 @ 9:37 am

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