Family Violence Research

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

For more information about WAVES Trust's research and other projects please go to our projects webpage.

Latest Research News

Apr
09
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From the NZFVC: Results from a national family violence survey find women report more economic abuse and coercive controlling behaviours from male partners
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Apr
01
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Emily Cooney (PhD), Senior Lecturer at Otago Medical School, is part of a group conducting research on family violence and suicidality. The researchers have provisional ethics approval and are now looking for NZ-based participants who fall into one or more of these groups: men aged 18 years or older, who have used violence towards a partner or family member and have also been suicidal | adults who have survived family violence from a suicidal partner or family member | rangatahi aged between 16 and 25 years, who have experienced both suicidal urges, and physical or sexual abuse or violence from a family member or partner
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Mar
26
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From the NZFVC: 'He Waka Eke Noa’ is a kaupapa Māori research project that explores the role of Māori cultural approaches to family and sexual violence prevention and intervention. Researchers from Ngā Wai a Te Tūī have launched a survey as part of their research project 'He Waka Eke Noa'
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Mar
05
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From Stats NZ: For the year ended June 2020, all measures of child poverty were trending downwards across the two years since year ended June 2018, with some statistically significant decreases
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Feb
12
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From Charities Law Reform Aotearoa New Zealand: Sue Barker is honoured to be the recipient of the 2019 New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellowship Te Karahipi Rangahau ā Taiao, undertaking research into the question “What does a world-leading framework of charities law look like?”, with a report due by September 2021
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Feb
05
Research
From the NZFVC: New reports from Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia highlight experiences of violence including family and sexual violence among LGBTTQIA+ people (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Takatāpui, Queer, Intersex, Asexual)
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