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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

Sport and Violence Against Women Seminar

April 10, 2013 at 12:34 PM

The Interdisciplinary Trauma Research Centre, AUT University

Dr Rhoda Scherman and Christine Cowan-James will present this seminar.

Thursday 18 April 2013, 1.00 - 2.00 pm

Room AG127, AUT University North Shore Campus, 90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote, Auckland

Abstract:

International research has highlighted a positive correlation between major sporting events such as the Olympic Games or global tournaments, and violence against women. New Zealand recently hosted the Rugby World Cup and concerns were raised at the time of a potential increase in violence against women. To ascertain whether such a relationship exists in a New Zealand context, a pilot study has been initiated that examines the association between violence against women (both intimate partner and stranger violence) and sporting outcomes (wins versus losses). Aggregated data has been sought from the New Zealand Police and other agencies that support women who have experienced violence. As the data comes in, it is being analysed to determine significant trends in relation to Rugby World Cup matches and recorded incidences of violence against women. An increased understanding of this correlation, whether supported or refuted, has implications for resource allocation associated with hosting international sporting events and the safety of women.



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