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Can the Saveas and Saili's be culturally supported

May 22, 2013 at 11:11 AM

Court has told Savea he may get diversion for his family violence related charge if he completes a anti-violence course. Some Pasifika communities question whether and how their many young Pasifika men who are major players in the professional codes receive culturally appropriate support and mentoring from the NZRU and from campaigns that use them as the face of violence free projects. These men'soffences can never be condonedbBut it is worth thinking around current community efforts for family violence prevention in our respective Maori, Pasifika and migrant and refugee communities in and with their ethnic specific frameworks. More on that update here



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