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Dec
07
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Dec
07
Reports
A progress report from the Working together to achieve whānau wellbeing in Waitematāproject has recommended a backbone type of support for the primary prevention of family and sexual violence.
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Dec
07
Policy and Legislation
Submissions are open on a bill to introduce mandatory registration of social workers. The Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill is an omnibus bill. The Bill proposes amendments to the Social Workers Registration Act 2003. Those amendments would restrict the use of the term "social worker" to people who are registered. Currently, any person can use the term social worker and registration is voluntary. The bill has been referred to the Social Services and Community Committee. Submissions close on 31 January 2018
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Dec
07
White Ribbon
A new film by the White Ribbon Campaign is now available online. The 35-minute film Raise Our Men features interviews with New Zealand men talking about being socialised as boys and their experiences as men.
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Dec
07
The Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development in Samoa is launching a campaign to address family violence. The campaign has four themes: Zero Tolerance of violence; creating Safer Homes; Changing Lives by changing behaviour; and Our Responsibility to encourage everyone in Samoa to play an active part and be accountable for reducing violence.
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Dec
07
Children
In November, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Monitoring Group released a new report examining how New Zealand has put the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC), also known as the Children's Convention, into practice.
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Dec
07
Events
Wednesday 13th December, 10am in the Projectspace here at Corban Estate.
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Dec
07
Campaigns
The 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV) 2017 is underway. The 16 days of activism runs from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) until 10 December (Human Rights Day) each year.
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Nov
30
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Nov
30
Oranga Tamariki
Oranga Tamariki has released a research report that shows 12% of children in state care during 2015 and 2016 have been harmed. This is an increase on previous years, which may be due in part to a widening of the definition of harm.
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Nov
30
Events
We formally invite you to attend the Maori and Pasifika hui/fono. Please join us at this hui where we will: Build and strengthen our community networks, Discuss the needs of Maori and Pasifika service providers in West Auckland around supporting rangatahi/tupulaga, Increase the visibility and accessibility of service providers Develop an action plan for how we move forward together. Wednesday 13th December, 9am - 4pm at Hoani Waititi Marae
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Nov
30
Newsletters
In this issue: National sexual harm helpline, Sexual harm crisis support services, Evaluation of sexual harm services, Male survivors’ conference, Harmful sexual behaviour services
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Nov
30
Job Vacancies
Youth Horizons, a not-for-profit agency providing evidence-based and bi-culturally focused programmes for rangatahi, has three vacancies.
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Nov
30
Some interesting stories from the Auckland Humanity Project
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Nov
24
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Nov
24
Events
This is a roadshow for Ministry of Justice and Corrections Non-violence Programme contracts from 1 July 2018, and Ministry of Justice Safety Programme contracts from 1 July 2018. West Auckland, Tuesday 28 November 2017, 1-4pm
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Nov
24
Events
The programme for this half day symposium will include talks by visiting speakers and a panel of University of Auckland scholars. When: Tuesday 28 November 2017, 1-5pm. Where: Lecture Theatre OGGB5 Level 0, Owen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Rd, Auckland. Organised by the School of Psychology and the Gender Studies Programme, University of Auckland. Free.
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Nov
24
Events
The workshop is for those new to values and frames-based community engagement. We explore how values and frames work, why they matter, and what a values-based approach to community engagement means for individuals, organisations and movements seeking to create a more just, sustainable and democratic world. Auckland, Monday 27 November 2017, 9am-3pm.
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