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   Weekly Media Roundup
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   Job Vacancy at Massey Matters: HIPPY Coordinator
   Group Facilitation Training: Intermediate
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   Job Vacancy at the AWC: Kaimahi Hapori (Community Worker)
   Pacific Family Violence Prevention Training (What you need to know)
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   DVFREE Workplace: 'First Responder' Domestic Violence Training
   Report and recommendations from Māori-led Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki
   Social Wellbeing Agency replaces Social Investment Agency with new approach
   “Safe Relationships and Sexuality” for people with disabilities and their whanau
   Public hearing into the State response to civil redress and civil litigation claims
   Abortion law reform: Select Committee report, next steps
   Vuvale Sautu: Fiji Family Violence Prevention Training Programme
   Links between violent extremism and violence against women
   Working with Victims & Offenders of Domestic Violence in Multiple Settings
   Growing Pasifika Solutions 2020
   ANROWS National Research Conference on Violence against Women and their Children
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Children's Day – Te rā o ngā Tamariki
   Salvation Army State of the Nation report 2020
   Sexuality Education Guide update with Associate Professor Katie Fitzpatrick
   DVFREE Workplace: 'First Responder' Domestic Violence Training
   Fofala Le Fala - NZPsS workshop

Weekly Media Roundup

July 26, 2019 at 11:43 AM

RNZ: 'Systemic inequality' in Māori involvement in child protection

Research has suggested that poverty is not the reason Māori are being taken into state care at rates far higher than Pākehā children.

The study, published today in the American Journal of Public Health, followed almost 60,000 children from birth until the age of 18, the first cumulative study of child protection encounters by ethnicity.

It found Māori children were far more likely to be reported as an alleged victim of abuse or neglect, for it to be determined that maltreatment occurred, and more likely to be placed in care.

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Stuff: Māori mothers fear and mistrust 'systemically racist' authorities

An "alarming" one in 14 Māori children have a chance of being removed from their parents, compared with one in 50 Pākehā children. Michelle Duff reports.

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Newsroom: Jan Logie: The Government’s secret success story

The Greens' Jan Logie is just a humble under-secretary, but she's having an oversized impact on sexual and family violence reform. Laura Walters talks to Logie about what drives her, and the most difficult parts of the job.

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RNZ: More residential homes could stop Oranga Tamariki uplifts

Vulnerable mothers desperately need access to more residential homes so they can keep their babies instead of watching them being taken into state care, an Insight investigation has found.

Last year, 281 babies were taken from their mothers within three months of birth, up from 247 in 2016.

But there are only five residential homes nationwide that offer a safe environment for women and their babies and support mothers to be good parents.

These homes can only offer 24 places for vulnerable mothers and their children at any one time.

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Stuff: Three quarters of harm in state care happens to Māori children: Oranga Tamariki report

More than three quarters of the children harmed over the three months to March in state care were Māori.

Over the three-month period more than 100 children in state care, though some were living with their parents, were harmed sexually, physically, or emotionally, an Oranga Tamariki report found. 

​Oranga Tamariki's Safety of Children in Care Unit was established last year to better report on "non-accidental harm" caused to children in care. 

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Newsroom: Victim of abuse compromised by privacy leak

A victim of domestic violence has had to find alternative accommodation after Oranga Tamariki breached her privacy for the second time in three years. Bonnie Sumner reports.

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Stuff: Women's refuge worker allegedly stabbed at safe house by domestic violence victim

A women's refuge worker has been allegedly stabbed repeatedly by a domestic violence victim while visiting her at a safe house.

The incident happened in Christchurch about 4.15pm on Monday, as two Te Whare Hauora staff tried to get a 23-year-old woman to undergo a voluntary mental health assessment elsewhere.

The woman, who'd been a resident at the house for several weeks, became distressed, allegedly lashing out with a kitchen knife.

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