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   White Ribbon 2021 and 16 days of activism against gender based violence
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Police victims shine a light on violence
   Additional support for people isolating at home
   Govt providing business the tools to vaccinate workforces
   Job Vacancies at Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS)
   Kids and Gender Toolkit launch – Online
   Empowering Diverse Communities
   16 Days of Action Against Family Violence - a series of workshops in Wellington region
   Launch of the National Strategy & Action Plan for the Elimination of FV & SV
   Subsequent Children legislation to change
   Can a gendered approach to human rights challenges boost sustainable development?
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Keeping you updated: COVID-19
   COVID 19 and returning to school after lockdown with Dr Hiran Thabrew
   New ministry announced as part of disability system transformation
   Oro Atua: Support your hauora - Community Research webinar
   Understanding economic harm in Aotearoa – Webinar
   New issue of Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Journal published
   16 Days of Activism 2021 - 'Orange the world: End Violence Against Women!'
   SWRB Fees and Disciplinary Levy: Consultation on change proposals
   Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ - November 2021 Pānui | Newsletter
   Support for rehabilitation: self-management for COVID-19-related illness
   Wellbeing Kete for Young Adults (18-24 years) - Online Zoom Workshops
   Weekly Media Roundup

NZ Officials Look at UK Violence Disclosure Law

March 18, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Justice officials are looking at a new British law that allows women to find out whether their partner has a domestic violence conviction, with a view to copying it if it proves a success.

Anti-domestic violence campaigners say such a move would have a massive impact here. They say they are frustrated with privacy laws that mean in many cases they can't tell victims their new partners have a history of abuse.

The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme is also known as Clare's Law after British woman Clare Wood, who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in 2009. It is aimed at preventing domestic violence by letting women know if their partners have a past record of violence. Read more here.



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