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   Weekly Media Roundup
   Auditor-General calls for "Significant improvements" of Joint Venture
   Job Vacancy at Family Action: Family Counsellor or Social Worker
   Youth Addictions & Co-Existing Conditions - 2021 UoA Post-Graduate course
   The pink recession: The gendered economic impact of COVID-19
   Oranga Tamariki Update for Partners: June 2021
   Questioning children in court - NZLS Continuing Legal Education - Free forum
   Youth19 East Asian, South Asian, Chinese and Indian Students in Aotearoa
   Adoption laws under review
   Submissions open on Counter-Terrorism legislation
   MAEVe Seminar series - Webinar
   NCEA subjects up for consultation
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Abuse in Care, Royal Commission of Inquiry - Disability Hui
   Family Violence Death Review Committee: info sheets and article on experts in court
   The power in understanding patterns of coercive control - Webinar
   Engagement Survey with Partners Providing Social Services
   Recognising & Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect Training
   Long-term home of the Independent Children’s Monitor identified
   Healthy Relationships and Consent: through the lens of Rainbow identifying youth
   Safe & Together™ Model CORE Training - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty - 4 day training
   Thriving Rangatahi: Data-driven perspectives for a more equitable Aotearoa
   The dilemma of disclosure (SV) & The problem of non-disclosure agreements
   Weekly Media Roundup
   New funding for violence in Budget 2021 and other key funding announcements

Weekly Media Round up

September 01, 2016 at 5:41 PM

Corrections to improve support for female prisoners at risk of family violence

Corrections Minister Judith Collins has announced that Corrections has introduced changes to better support women prisoners at risk of family violence when they leave prison.

Corrections said "Most women prisoners are, or have been, victims of family violence, which may be intergenerational and an entrenched part of their lives."

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Police survey shows cops aren't trained to do their job:

Almost 60 per cent of police officers feel they do not have adequate training for the work they are required to do.

Police have released their annual workplace survey, carried out by IBM, which details how officers across New Zealand feel about their jobs.

In addition to 59.8 per cent believing they aren't adequately trained, 68.8 per cent said officers weren't appointed to their positions based on merit.

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Search is on for solutions to gendered violence:

Pacific men and women working on the front-line to end violence against women are looking at more proactive approaches to their work.

This is one of the main outcomes of the 7th quadrennial meeting of the Pacific Women's Network Against Violence Against Women held earlier this month in Fiji.

Representatives from 13 Pacific countries shared their experiences in dealing with violence against women and delivering services to victims of violence.

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Tongan centre to provide women with 'safe place':

A new drop in centre for young women in Tonga is hoping to reduce domestic violence by providing a safe space to come and discuss issues they are facing.

Last week the Talitha Project opened the centre with assistance from UN Women and Australian aid.

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Christian man sentenced after caning children with bamboo:

A domestic abuse charity has condemned the actions of a man who beat his child with a bamboo cane, under the guise of parental discipline.

The South Canterbury man, who has permanent name suppression, has been sentenced to five months home detention at Timaru District Court.

He was found guilty of two representative charges of assault with a blunt object, after he struck his 13 year old son with a piece of bamboo in October.

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Family of manslaughter victim Matthew Coley want discussion about New Zealand youth violence:

The family of manslaughter victim Matthew Coley have spoken out about New Zealand's problem with youth related violence and alcohol.

Coley, 40, died in hospital after Tyrone Palmer, 16, punched him in the head outside an Invercargill Night 'n Day store in the early hours of April 9.

Palmer, who admitted a charge of manslaughter, was sentenced to 22 months jail when he appeared in the High Court of Invercargill last week.

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