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Joint Venture: Family and Sexual Violence Work Programme Update

March 01, 2019 at 1:35 PM

From the NZFVC

The February update from the government’s Joint Venture on Family Violence and Sexual Violence includes:

  • Update from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Domestic and Sexual Violence), Jan Logie MP
  • A call to service providers interested in offering Whānau Resilience Services (Registrations of Interest close12 March 2019)
  • Testing of a new risk and needs assessment service for people issued with a Police Safety Order in Counties-Manukau, Hawkes Bay (Hastings) and Christchurch (central)
  • Domestic Violence Victims’ Protection Act comes into effect on 1 April 2019, providing additional employment protections for victims of domestic violence
  • Strengthening the criminal justice system for victims survey (also see our previous news story Justice reform survey open for victims/survivors of crime)
  • New family violence law sees 291 charges of strangulation by 31 January 2019, following the new law taking effect on 3 December 2018
  • National Coalition of Specialist Domestic Violence Service Providers and Te Ohaakii a Hine – National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together (TOAH-NNEST) are organising a conference in September (see the NZFVC event listing)
  • Pikiao Club creates whānau-focussed culture working with E Tū Whānau


The full update is available on the Ministry of Justice website.

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Category: Joint Venture