Family Violence Research

This page lists recent news about family violence-related research being conducted in New Zealand and internationally. 

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Latest Research News

Nov
10
Research
The boards that govern Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) who deliver social services face a range of complex challenges. They must secure sustainable funding, comply with changes in the law and manage the increasing demand for their services and the increasing complexity of the people and communities they serve. This research sought to understand how the boards of social service NGOs approached their governance role, and in particular, their approach to developing strategy.
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Oct
19
Research
Professor Tracey McIntosh (Ngāi Tūhoe) has been awarded the Te Rangi Hīroa Medal by the Royal Society Te Apārangi for her research on social injustices.
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Oct
12
Research
A survey carried out by Thursdays in Black Aotearoa New Zealand has explored students' experiences of sexual violence prior to and while enrolled in tertiary education.
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Sep
28
Research
A study comparing global progress on achieving the United Nations' health-related Sustainable Development Goals has scored New Zealand in the lowest percentile for rates of child sexual abuse.
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Aug
31
Research
Growing Up in New Zealand captures the individual and collective stories of children and families living in 21st century New Zealand. The recently-released report “Now We Are Four” describes the cohort children over the course of their preschool years. The Growing Up in New Zealand team will introduce this new generation of Kiwi kids and some of the external partnership projects based on this precious resource.
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Jun
08
Research
According to urban myth, blokes just want to retreat into solitary ‘man caves’ or backyard sheds. But new research on the growing popularity of community sheds reveals older men relish the chance to collaborate over projects and socialise – and by doing so their health is benefiting.
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