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   Weekly Media Roundup
   The Clearinghouse is moving campuses, to Grafton
   Family Planning 2020 Training Courses
   Sexual Violence Legislation Bill has its first reading
   Transitioning from OOHC for Practitioners: Applying International Evidence
   White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Webinar
   Child Matters: 5-Day Programme in Child Protection Studies
   Child Matters: New Zealand Diploma in Child Protection 2020
   Treating the effects of childhood abuse and neglect on young adults
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family Violence and Sexual Violence Work Programme eUpdate
   Release of Oranga Tamariki Practice Review
   Job Vacancy at RPE: Professional Development Lead
   New Backbone Collective survey open on longer term support and services
   Historical trauma and whānau violence webinar: recording now available
   Children in New Zealand Communities Survey (2019)
   CPAG Summit 2019. Whakamana Tāngata: Where to from here?
   Workshop: Exploring motivational interviewing
   Group Facilitation Training – Intermediate
   Waitematā Family Focus Group Presents: An update from the Ministry of Health
   Child and Youth Wellbeing update - November 2019
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family violence - The new Act: Legal education session
   New report reveals barriers to prosecution and conviction for sexual violence cases
   New wellbeing resources from Le Va; government work to support Pacific families

Counting Ourselves: First comprehensive national NZ survey on transgender health and wellbeing

October 11, 2019 at 12:18 PM

From the NZFVC

The first report has been released from the Counting Ourselves survey on the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people.

Counting ourselves: The health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand provides an overview of key findings from the survey.

This includes data on sexual violence, and some abusive relationship behaviours specifically related to being transgender or non-binary.

The survey found trans women, trans men and non-binary participants all reported high rates of experiencing sexual violence.

When comparing the results against the New Zealand Health Survey, participants had experienced someone having had sex with them against their will at rates two to three times higher than that for women in the general population and seven to 12 times higher than for men in the general population.

Disabled participants were more likely (49%) to report that someone had sex with them against their will.

Participants who reported this were twice as likely to have attempted suicide in the past year (18%) than participants who did not report this (9%).

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Category: Reports