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   Weekly Media Roundup
   DVFREE Workplace: 'First Responder' Domestic Violence Training
   Report and recommendations from Māori-led Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki
   Social Wellbeing Agency replaces Social Investment Agency with new approach
   “Safe Relationships and Sexuality” for people with disabilities and their whanau
   Public hearing into the State response to civil redress and civil litigation claims
   Vuvale Sautu: Fiji Family Violence Prevention Training Programme
   Abortion law reform: Select Committee report, next steps
   Links between violent extremism and violence against women
   Working with Victims & Offenders of Domestic Violence in Multiple Settings
   Growing Pasifika Solutions 2020
   ANROWS National Research Conference on Violence against Women and their Children
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Children's Day – Te rā o ngā Tamariki
   Salvation Army State of the Nation report 2020
   Sexuality Education Guide update with Associate Professor Katie Fitzpatrick
   DVFREE Workplace: 'First Responder' Domestic Violence Training
   Fofala Le Fala - NZPsS workshop
   Responding effectively to victims of domestic violence
   Family Court specialist reports: Current issues - NZPsS workshop
   Working together in community-led ways to enable children to flourish
   Challenges and Opportunites for addressing inequities of the NZ justice system
   Ko e Fakatupuolamoui he tau Magafaoa: Niue Family Violence Prevention Training
   Pacific Family Violence Prevention Training (What you need to know)

Buddy Day 2014

October 30, 2014 at 11:17 AM

The 2014 Buddy Day will take place on 14 November in Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Tauranga.

Buddy Day, organised by Child Matters, involves school children decorating a lifesize cardboard "buddy" for adoption by influential business people, celebrities, politicians, iwi, community leaders, social advocates and members of the public. The Buddy is used to generate conversations about the role every adult has in keeping children safe from abuse in their workplaces and communities.

Buddy Day promotes the message that every adult in New Zealand can make a difference when it comes to keeping children safe. This year, participating adults will receive an informational brochure with tips for keeping kids safe on the sport field, in school, at social gatherings and other situations. Child Matters Chief Executive, Anthea Simcock said "The reality is that every adult can take a few proactive steps that can greatly minimise the likelihood of child abuse occurring. Buddy Day is about asking adults to step up and do whatever they can to help prevent child abuse in their circles of influence."

1500 Buddys are to be adopted this year, with many New Zealand businesses becoming involved. Sovereign insurance company, the principal supporter of Buddy Day, promoted the day with employees at a special meeting in Auckland. CEO Symon Brewis-Weston said "Raising awareness of these issues is very important for the future of New Zealand. We actively encourage staff to get involved in Buddy Day and understand the important role they can play in creating safer communities for children to thrive within."

Participation in Buddy Day is free. Find out more, register as a Buddy Carer on the Buddy Daywebsite, or get the latest updates on Facebook.

 

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