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For one specialist family violence agency, the remote working scenario made necessary by the Covid-19 epidemic has shed light on the benefits of working remotely.
Like all agencies nationwide, ChangeAbility in Masterton, Wairarapa, had to quickly move their staff to working from home to continue providing their essential services.
Media release, May 11, 2020
Today’s pre-Budget funding announcement from the Ministry of Social Development, which included $142m over the next four years to fund services supporting victims of family violence and $16m to help stop perpetrators, has been welcomed by the National Network of Family Violence Services.
Media release, Monday 4 May, 2020
A wero has been laid at the feet of the government to address underfunding, systemic racism, sexism and intergenerational trauma in order to effectively address family violence in this country in a damning report from the Family Violence Death Review Committee.
Cinnamon Boreham first encountered the power and control wheel — a therapeutic graphic tool that explains how abusive partners can use power and control to manipulate relationships — about 26 years ago when she was completing refuge training as part of her degree in...
This article was written by Siobhan Davies on Stuff, February 22, 2020. A New Zealand family violence specialist has supported a call to monitor any man transitioning out of a relationship. Heather Nancarrow, chief executive of the Australian National Research...
If there are 79,000 victims of family-related violence then there are likely to be just as many perpetrators of that violence.