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16 days of activism against GBV: UN call to action and new WHO resources

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The 16 days of activism against gender........based violence ........GBV........ 2017 is underway. The........nbsp........16 days of activism
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. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/16-days-of-activism-against-gbv-un-call-to-action-and-new-who-resources/

Westpac first employer to receive Shine's DVFREE Tick

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ A DVFREE Tick programme has been developed by Shine to support and recognise employers.... who have made significant efforts to address domestic violence by creating a supportive w
A DVFREE Tick programme has been developed by Shine to support and recognise employers who have made significant efforts to address domestic violence by creating a supportive workplace. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/westpac-first-employer-to-receive-shines-dvfree-tick/

New movement Gender Equal NZ launched to address sexism and stereotypes

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Gender Equal NZ is a movement focused on addressing gender stereotypes and sexist atti....tudes that persist in Aotearoa New Zealand
Gender Equal NZ is a movement focused on addressing gender stereotypes and sexist attitudes that persist in Aotearoa New Zealand, preventing women and gender diverse people from achieving their potential. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/new-movement-gender-equal-nz-launched-to-address-sexism-and-stereotypes/

Elder Abuse Awareness Week 15-22 June 2017

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Elder Abuse Awareness Week runs from the 15........22 June 2017........ starting with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June 2017. The theme this year in New
Elder Abuse Awareness Week runs from the 15-22 June 2017, starting with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June 2017. The theme this year in New Zealand is Elder Abuse Hits Close to Home because many older people are abused by family members. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/world-elder-abuse-awareness-day-15-june-2017-events-around-aotearoa-new-zealand/

Why Kiwi businesses should have a family violence policy

The Human Rights Commission has recently released a series of videos talking to organisat....ions about why implementing a family violence policy is so important. The videos can be
The Human Rights Commission has recently released a series of videos talking to organisations about why implementing a family violence policy is so important. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/why-kiwi-businesses-should-have-a-family-violence-policy/

Seven7 Hikoi to Stop Sexual Violence

........From the Labour Party Website........ Seven marathons in seven days shows commitment from several advocacy groups walking........ talking and working towards stopping sexual violence in Aotearoa
Sunday 23rd - Saturday 29th October. Labour’s Māori Development spokesman Kelvin Davis will be walking seven marathons in seven days with the aim of stopping sexual violence in Aotearoa. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/seven7-hikoi-to-stop-sexual-violence/

Buddy Day 2014

The 2014 Buddy Day will take place on 14 November in Auckland........ Wellington........ Hamilton and Tauranga. Buddy Day........ organised by Child Matters........ involves school children decorating a lifesize cardboard
The 2014 Buddy Day will take place on 14 November in Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Tauranga. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/buddy-day-2014/

Housing Call to Action

The Housing Call to Action requests your support for our two major projects for this year..... A........nbsp........Campaign to Raise Awareness of Homelessness and the lack of Housing in West Auckland from
The Housing Call to Action requests your support for our two major projects for this year. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/housing-call-to-action/

Fiji Indian Family Violence Prevention Campaign Launch

Come and celebrate this important milestone for the Fiji Indian community as they launch ....this Family Violence Prevention Campaign in Waitakere. This campaign is part of the Wai
Launch of the Fiji Indian Family Violence Prevention Campaign http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/fiji-indian-family-violence-prevention-campaign-launch/

White Ribbon Australia conference

White Ribbon New Zealand will join key researchers........ practitioners........ policymakers and activists........ from both national and international settings........ in Sydney to showcase research
White Ribbon Australia hosts Sydney conference 13-15 May 2013 http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/white-ribbon-australia-conference/

White Ribbon Day Meeting Update

White Ribbon Day Meeting 1 on tuesday 30 April........nbsp........ was attended an all women meeting. Calling our for our men to join the meetings........ which will be monthly. Dates to be posted in next newsletter. WAVES have spare White Ribb
White Ribbon Day Monthly Meetings schedule watch this space http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/white-ribbon.../

Shaken Baby Programme

Never shake a baby........ Crying is a baby........s way of telling us something and allows us to respond. Shaking a baby in frustration is n....ot that needed response. Shaking a baby can cause...death
Never Ever shake a baby http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/shaken-baby-programme/

White Ribbon February Newsletter

From Rob McCann........ White Ribbon Campaign Manager........ ........Please find attached the first White Ribbon Newsletter for 2013. With marches in Whangarei........ Waitangi and Kawerau
Read about White Ribbon Day Campaigns across the country http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/white-ribbon-february-newsletter/

Children's Day 3 March

A Children........s Day Message from MSD........ Psst .... pass it on........ .... It........s a bright New Year........ and just weeks from now we........ll be celebrating national Children
It's time to start planning for Children's Day http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/childrens-day-3-march/

Tangi helps spread anti-violence message

From the Northern Advocate........ 14 January 2013........ link here Patricia McGrath........s tangi helps spread anti........violence message ........nbsp........ Hundreds attended the tangi of Patricia McGrath and wore white ribbons symbolising a ca
Patricia McGrath's tangi helps spread anti-violence message in Northland http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/tangi-helps-spread-anti-violence-message/

Who Are You?

Who Are You........ is a free toolkit that uses group exercises and a short film to educate young people abou....t the prevention of sexual violence and ethical sexual decision
Toolkit for educating young people about ethical sexual decision-making http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/who-are-you/