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Weekly Media Round up

April 07, 2016 at 5:32 PM

New plan for children in care unveiled:

The government will create a new entity responsible for running the system that looks after children in care - a system Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says is "broken".

Ms Tolley has just released the final report of a major review of Child Youth and Family (CYF).

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Government supports select committee recommendations on sexual violence services:

The Government has responded to the Social Service Select Committee report on funding of sexual violence services.

The response was tabled to Parliament on 31 March 2016 and is now available online.

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More talanoa: Talking about family violence:

Four decades ago, Pacific overstayers were the target of dawn raids and families accustomed to the close-knit life of the islands struggled to adjust to New Zealand suburban life. In response, a small group of Pacific women in Auckland set up PACIFICA, which mirrored the community support found back home. Forty years later, the organisation is still working to improve the lives of Pacific people throughout the country. This year's focus is on preventing family violence.

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Health professional who bashed partner beats rap in court:

New details have emerged of how a top Wellington health professional beat his partner and then escaped conviction, a decision the Women's Refuge says "sends a dreadful message to victims and perpetrators".

The man, whose name and occupation are suppressed, is one of thousands of Kiwis who avoid a blot on their record every year.

He had pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting his partner with intent to injure her, a crime that can attract a three-year jail term.

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From protectors to perpetrators: the sons who bash their mums:

As boys in violent homes, they stepped in to stop their mothers getting beaten.

Now, they're among the men charged more than 100 times a year for assaulting their own mothers, a family lawyer says.

Although partners and ex-partners were responsible for far more assaults on women, sons were blamed for these offences at least 104 times last year, according to police data.

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Domestic violence: Why doesn't she leave?

Lawyer Catriona MacLennan says asking a domestic abuse victim why they don't leave the relationship is the wrong question. 

People talking about domestic violence victims often ask "Why doesn't she leave?"

That is the wrong question to ask. It places responsibility for the situation on the victim, rather than the perpetrator.

What we should be asking is "Why is he beating her?" and "When will he stop?"

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Push to criminalise marital rape intensifies in the Cooks:

Calls to make marital rape a crime in the Cook Islands have intensified.

Currently, Cook Islands law does not recognise marital rape as a crime.

There are however, proposed Crimes Act amendments which include changes to make marital rape a criminal offence.

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Indian men ditch domestic violence after time out at Auckland home:

A new initiative by Auckland's Indian community is claiming a 90 per cent success rate for preventing domestic violence. 

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Kiwi mum of four killed in stabbing planned to return to NZ:

The young Kiwi mum allegedly killed by her husband in Queensland was planning a return home to see family in New Zealand next week.

Sandra Peniamina, 29, died after an incident at her Kippa-Ring home on Thursday night.
Her husband, Arona, also from New Zealand, has been charged with murder.

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