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Court Favouritism Towards Females

Filed under: Gender Politics,General,Law & Courts — Ministry of Men's Affairs @ 10:38 am Sun 14th October 2018

While over the last year or two there have been some cases in which women were sentenced comparably to men, that remains a rare exception. Here’s a case in the news today. Compare that with this very similar case in which it was a father who responded to his child’s bully with a mild physical response. Neither the man nor the woman appeared to have any previous convictions. The man’s offence was even less blameworthy than the woman’s, in that his bullied son was a special needs child and the news article implied that he only shoved the bully whereas the woman pulled the bully by the hair, hit her several times around the face and caused bruising. But she was a woman so was discharged without conviction. Having a penis appeared to disqualify the man from having the Court consider the effects of a conviction and sentence on his future travel plans and life, whereas being a woman appeared to make those things suddenly important enough to protect her from even a conviction.

Men continue to be treated with much less understanding and compassion than women routinely are, reflecting fundamental sexism unchanged by feminist activities purporting to seek gender equality. If anything, the justice gender gap has increased both in law, for example sentences for offences that men mainly commit have been increased to ridiculous levels, and in practice given relentless demonization of men by feminists and white knights. Men continue to be treated as disposable, their culpability considered greater than that of women and their suffering, welfare and rights considered much less important than women’s.

We would prefer men to be shown the same understanding and compassion that is routinely shown to women in our Court systems. That will require revision of the real sexism in our society, being laws, policies, attitudes and conduct disadvantaging men. However, failing that we demand the women be treated as cruelly as men routinely are. If and when that happens we will quickly see changes to law and sentencing as the women start squealing about the unfairness of it. That won’t address the underlying sexism but will help many men.


  1. Moma… as I read your post , above, this was starting to play,,, it seemed apropiate to share…

    some bodys’ knocking at the door,, Let em in….

    Comment by mama — Sun 14th October 2018 @ 11:39 am

  2. More on the violent woman, no man who committed this violence would have been discharged without conviction.

    Comment by Ministry of Men's Affairs — Mon 15th October 2018 @ 8:46 pm

  3. Mys Son was hauled over coals, convicted of assault and has not been allowed a relationship normal with his child for three years after one small slap to a face.

    Judge Tony Fitzgerald granted her a discharge without conviction, saying she had made a “bad decision” which should not impact on the rest of her life.

    Comment by mama — Mon 15th October 2018 @ 8:58 pm

  4. Men continue to be treated with much less understanding and compassion

    I disagree with this.

    Women historically (looking back at NZ historical justice archives) were sentenced on (a more equal) or comparative basis – women got hard labour too.

    These sentences being based on the criminal mind you might instead say;

    Men are sentenced with the same understanding but imprisoned with more compassion.

    Women are sentenced with less understanding and disproportinate compassion.

    What are your thoughts on that MoMA?

    Comment by Downunder — Wed 17th October 2018 @ 1:20 pm

  5. The mother of a man killed in a crash with a driver affected by methamphetamine has told a court of the “enormous void” left in her family.

    Takaka woman Alicia Fulcher-Poole, 28, was sentenced at the Nelson District Court on Wednesday on five charges, including driving causing death while under the influence of drugs. She has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

    Canterbury man, 23-year-old Matthew Dow, was killed in the crash, near Nelson, on New Year’s Eve.

    Judge Tony Zohrab said Fulcher-Poole had been driving erratically for a sustained period before the crash. The court heard she had taken meth the previous night.

    The increasing frequency of meths use by women has many consequences for men.

    Comment by Downunder — Wed 17th October 2018 @ 5:14 pm

  6. We never have to wait long before yet another example of the pussy pass arrives. Here’s one, a woman viciously tries to murder her male partner in a fit of jealousy and is sentenced to less than half the maximum jail term for this crime, without any minimum non-parole period. A man who did the same to a woman would not see such lenience. Indeed, men get sent to jail for longer than that for gently touching a woman without her consent.

    And here’s another, a female teacher being allowed to continue her teaching career despite physically assaulting a pupil. We agree with the understanding and second chance shown towards her, and indeed we believe the fuss made over natural consequences such as the one she provided is foolish. However, male teachers who assault their students always seem to be kicked out of teaching, a profession that seriously needs to keep its males and to engage many more.

    We await the sentence for this woman who murdered her partner. It’s likely to be the minimum standard sentence of 10 years while men who commit murder now almost always get longer than that.

    Incidentally, the fact that partner violence and murder is committed by these or any women disproves the feminist formulation of domestic violence as patriarchal power and control. Jealousy, conflict and drunkenness can lead men and women alike to show extreme violence.

    Comment by Ministry of Men's Affairs — Thu 18th October 2018 @ 12:03 am

  7. I think your above statement would be more effective if we knew how many men commit the same atrocities and the prevalence among gender that commit such crimes.

    Comment by JustCurious — Thu 18th October 2018 @ 9:15 am

  8. Noting that the deceased had traces of meths …

    A Turangi father who murdered his ‘defenceless’ baby will spend at least 17 years in jail.

    Donovan Michael Duff, 42, was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum parole period of 17 years, at the High Court in Rotorua on Thursday on one charge of murder relating to the death of his nine-month-old daughter Maija​ Puhi-Duff in Turangi in 2016.

    Comment by Downunder — Thu 18th October 2018 @ 12:16 pm

  9. Just Curious @7: How would the statement be made more effective by a comparison of gender crime rates?

    Comment by Ministry of Men's Affairs — Thu 18th October 2018 @ 4:29 pm

  10. gender Propensity for violence affecting young and infants

    Comment by JustCurious — Thu 18th October 2018 @ 7:19 pm

  11. My vent for the day.
    How can pedophilia be ok by cyps social worker
    Or any kind of abuse no follow up just seemed to have
    Vanished off this earth should be sent to the person who was
    Abused that you allowed and be abused 10 fold back.
    I hate you cyps oranga tamariki going on 28 years … To how my dad died to what
    You let happen to me !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???!
    And still have the nerve to lie lie lie all lies
    I hope I haunt you in your dreams
    Trying to fit 28 years of your abuse
    In my head to prospective I hope you get hit
    By a bus

    Comment by Abused — Thu 18th October 2018 @ 11:15 pm

  12. #Hi Abused,,, Vent all you like, you have had a lonnnggg road.

    Comment by mama — Thu 18th October 2018 @ 11:29 pm

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