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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
   Govt providing business the tools to vaccinate workforces
   Additional support for people isolating at home
   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

Power of Technology to help us fight family and domestic violence

July 31, 2013 at 1:39 PM

The Deputy Secretary-General of the UN Jan Eliasson has spoken of harnessing the power of technology to prevent violence against women and girls. Case in point was of the young Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai who was shot by Taliban for going to school. Thousands of tweets were recorded from around the globe after she spoke at a Youth Assembly held in the UN.

Close to home, Making Waves bulletin shared a news piece last week of a domestic violence survivor who resorted to Facebook to seek help and alert police to her own trauma. Her partner had beaten her and left her home cut off from any means of her communication.

You can download and read the UN news release by the New Head of UN Women here



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