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   White Ribbon 2021 and 16 days of activism against gender based violence
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Police victims shine a light on violence
   Additional support for people isolating at home
   Govt providing business the tools to vaccinate workforces
   Job Vacancies at Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS)
   Kids and Gender Toolkit launch – Online
   Empowering Diverse Communities
   16 Days of Action Against Family Violence - a series of workshops in Wellington region
   Launch of the National Strategy & Action Plan for the Elimination of FV & SV
   Subsequent Children legislation to change
   Can a gendered approach to human rights challenges boost sustainable development?
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Keeping you updated: COVID-19
   COVID 19 and returning to school after lockdown with Dr Hiran Thabrew
   New ministry announced as part of disability system transformation
   Oro Atua: Support your hauora - Community Research webinar
   Understanding economic harm in Aotearoa – Webinar
   New issue of Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Journal published
   16 Days of Activism 2021 - 'Orange the world: End Violence Against Women!'
   SWRB Fees and Disciplinary Levy: Consultation on change proposals
   Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ - November 2021 Pānui | Newsletter
   Support for rehabilitation: self-management for COVID-19-related illness
   Wellbeing Kete for Young Adults (18-24 years) - Online Zoom Workshops
   Weekly Media Roundup

Weekly Media Roundup

January 29, 2015 at 10:41 AM

Reports of child abuse fall:

Child abuse figures have fallen for the first time in a decade, driven mostly by a large drop in reports of emotional abuse.

In the year to June 2014, 9499 children were reported to have been emotionally abused, down from about 11,386 the year before.

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See also: Still cause for alarm despite decrease in child abuse

and: Most child abuse victims are babies under a year old

 

Australia honours anti-violence campaigner:

Rosie Batty decided to act following the loss of her 11-year-old-son, Luke, who was the victim of domestic violence at the hands of his father in a public assault.

Her story jolted Australia into recognising that family violence could happen to anyone and she has given voice to many thousands of victims, the ABC reported.

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National plans overhaul of state housing:

Prime Minister John Key has confirmed the Government plans to sell 1000 to 2000 state houses in the next year to community-housing providers, with with more sales possible in coming years.

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See also: Reaction to John Key's state housing policy: 'He's forgotten where he came from'

 

Large Australian private sector employer introduces domestic violence leave:

Australian telecommunications company Telstra has announced a new policy which provides staff who are victims of domestic violence ten additional paid leave days a year.

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Health worker admits accessing child porn:

A senior health professional has been found guilty of professional misconduct for accessing and viewing child pornography.

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Restorative Justice: New law causing headaches:

Under a December 1st law change, all cases that result in a guilty plea, and where there is an identifiable victim must be adjourned and referred to restorative justice. Lawyers and judges say this is clogging up courts, which now have to deal with double the number of appearances in such cases. 

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