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Faiths Against Violence

March 27, 2014 at 10:14 AM

The latest edition of Children's Commission journal Children is online. This issue explores some of the issues and experiences of the faith community when seeking to address family violence.

It includes some inspiring first-hand stories from those training faith leaders - and articles that examine the complex role of faiths that wish to address family violence in their communities.

You can download the journal here. Content includes: 

Responding to challenges families face in New Zealand - Trevor McGlinchey, Executive Officer New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services

It’s not OK campaign: working with faith communities – It's not Ok Campaign

Making New Zealand a more 'healed place' - Interview with Kara Duncan-Hewitt, Specialist Advisor, contracted by the It's not Ok Campaign

'If they see it…they believe it…then they change' - Interview with Tevita Faka’osi, Kainga Pasifika Services coordinator, DOVE Hawke's Bay

Focusing on the blessings - Dr Michael A Roberts, member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Standing up to violence - Mrs. Vijeshni, member of the Hindu Council of New Zealand

Category: Research