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Long way before all women can feel safe

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 11:48 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

New Zealand has a long way to go before all women and children can feel safe from domestic violence and that's why everyone should get behind White Ribbon Day (25 November), that's according to Brian Gardner from the National Network of Stopping ... More >>

Pilots Offer Solution to Violence in Schools

Monday, 30 July 2007, 9:25 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Violence in schools could be reduced using a "settings approach" currently being trialled with youth organisations in four New Zealand sites. The National Network of Stopping Violence is developing policies and practices which promote non-violent ... More >>

Disabled Victims of Violence Face Disbelief

Wednesday, 6 June 2007, 4:35 pm | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

People with disabilities frequently face disbelief and minimisation of their experiences when they are victims of domestic violence. More >>

Men Turned Away from Stopping Violence Programmes

Monday, 28 May 2007, 9:43 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Stopping Violence Programmes cannot cope with the number of men being sent to programmes without funding. Men will be turned away from programmes unless funding matches demand for programmes, the National Network of Stopping Violence says. More >>

Hope For Non-Violence Lies With Youth

Monday, 21 May 2007, 10:58 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Creating non-violent environments for young people may be the key to reducing New Zealand's appalling rates of domestic violence. "Hope lies with our young people and the tools we give them for living without violence," Garth Baker, project manager ... More >>

NZ Experts Reject American Advice

Monday, 30 April 2007, 11:32 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Family Violence experts in New Zealand have rejected advice from American Robert Larzelere, brought out by the religious right to oppose repeal of Section 59. More >>

Experts Predict Drop in Domestic Violence

Thursday, 22 February 2007, 10:55 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Repeal of Section 59 will lead to a reduction in domestic violence in New Zealand, domestic violence experts say. More >>

Politicians Need to Walk the Talk over Violence

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 12:49 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Women and children continue to be murdered in New Zealand while the cross party talks to address family violence founder. More >>

We Need To Stop The Deaths Of Our Children

Thursday, 27 July 2006, 1:26 pm | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

The Government needs to provide money not words if we are to stop the deaths of our children, family violence experts say. More >>

SVS Hugely Disappointed at Funding Announcement

Wednesday, 10 May 2006, 1:23 pm | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Stopping Violence Services are hugely disappointed at the minimal funding increase for family violence announced this morning. National Network of Stopping Violence Services national manager Brian Gardner labeled the increase insulting. More >>

Men's Hui Addresses Men's Violence to Women

Friday, 5 May 2006, 10:00 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

A three day men's hui in Hamilton next week will look at ways men can address men's violence to women and children which has reached epidemic levels in New Zealand. More >>

Domestic Violence Hui Challenges Family Judges

Wednesday, 26 April 2006, 9:43 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

A national women's hui focussing on domestic violence held at the weekend, has called on family court judges and lawyers to stick to the letter and the spirit of the Domestic Violence Act. More >>

Women Lose Faith in DVA

Tuesday, 28 March 2006, 3:09 pm | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Women are losing confidence in the Domestic Violence Act being an effective tool to protect them from the violence of partners and ex-partners, family violence experts say. More >>

Family Violence Intervention Programme Welcomed

Wednesday, 13 July 2005, 11:30 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

The MSD Family Violence Intervention Programme being launched this week will make a difference for women and children who are victims of domestic violence, National Network of Stopping Violence Services says. More >>

Calling Parents Voices Against Violence

Tuesday, 6 November 2001, 10:08 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

A 55 year old man beats a twelve year old girl with a hose pipe. He is charged with assault but let off because he is the girl’s father. He claims that this is a victory for the rights of parents. More >>

Congratulations: 20 Years Of The Family Court

Monday, 1 October 2001, 12:51 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Stopping Violence Services congratulate staff and Judges of the Family Court Courts for twenty years of supporting families in New Zealand. More >>

Support For Family Court

Thursday, 12 July 2001, 12:32 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Stopping Violence Services welcomes the announcement that the Law Commission is reviewing the Courts System. More >>

Protect our Children from Potential Harm

Monday, 7 May 2001, 11:22 am | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

Stopping Violence Services agencies are pleased that the Government appears to be taking calls to prohibit the physical punishment of children seriously. This follows the release earlier today of a media statement, and government papers that show the ... More >>

Women Keeping Themselves And Their Children Safe

Friday, 9 March 2001, 2:35 pm | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

The independent evaluation of Women’s Living without violence programmes released by the Ministry of Justice today shows that these programmes work to provide women with resources and ideas that help keep them and their children safe. More >>

Section 59 Must Go!

Wednesday, 28 February 2001, 4:56 pm | National Network of Stopping Violence Services

The National Network of Stopping Violence Services joins in the call to the Government to repeal S59 of the Crimes Act. More >>

   

 

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