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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 Roundup

September 11, 2014 at 10:48 AM

NFL player sacked over domestic violence:

The Baltimore Ravens terminated Ray Rice's contract and the NFL suspended him indefinitely this week following a video made public of him knocking out his then-fiancee (now wife) in an elevator.

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The incident has once again ignited conversations about violence perpetrated by high profile sports starts and the role that they play as role models for millions of young men around the globe. It has also created a great deal of criticism directed against his wife, Janay Rice, who went on to marry the player following the assault. As a result, twitter hashtags have emerged in which survivors of family violence talk about why they stayed in abusive relationships, and why they left.

 

Ending family violence should be a key issue:

Maori party co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Tariana Turia have spoken out this week to remind parties of the real issues facing Maori communities that are not being addressed in the election debates across our screens.

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Support still lacking for teen Dads:

Often labelled as irresponsible, and stigmatised as unqualified and uneducated, teen dads face a harder road than most.

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Ethnic women urge communities to march against NZ's shame: Press Release

On Monday 15th September, hundreds of women, including ethnic women, will participate in a march on Parliament to call action to address domestic violence in New Zealand.

Shakti Community Council, an affiliate of the National Collective of Women's Refuge are seeking to draw attention to the particular challenges faced by ethnic women in relation to family violence.

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Date set for Mei Fan murder trial:

A trial date has been set for a Wellington man charged with murdering his estranged wife. Michael Preston, 59, appeared in the High Court in Wellington this week, where a trial date of April 20 next year was set.

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Domestic Violence worse than war - study:

Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than US $8 Trillion a year.

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