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White Ribbon response to family violence discussion paper

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 9:15 am | White Ribbon

Judge Peter Boshier, White Ribbon Chair, has welcomed the much tighter framework proposed for the handling of family violence cases in New Zealand. His comments come in response to the just released discussion paper on how we can improve on our appalling ... More >>

Family Violence requires a collaborative approach

Friday, 20 February 2015, 12:48 pm | White Ribbon

White Ribbon Chair, Judge Peter Boshier, has applauded the decision of the New Zealand Police to engage further with experts. “Working collaboratively is at the heart of how White Ribbon operates,” says Judge Boshier. “By tapping into experts who ... More >>

White Ribbon Campaign Shocked at Fatal Stabbing

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 4:10 pm | White Ribbon

The White Ribbon Campaign extends its condolences to the family of a women fatally stabbed in Auckland's North Shore. More >>

Men need to play leadership role

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 9:04 am | White Ribbon

White Ribbon Day is the international day for the elimination of violence against women and occurs each year on 25 November. More >>

NZ Police Commissioner appointed as White Ribbon Ambassador

Monday, 17 November 2014, 10:54 am | White Ribbon

NZ Police Commissioner Mike Bush is the latest in a number of high profile New Zealand men who have accepted the role of White Ribbon Ambassadors. He joins Prime Minister John Key, Maori Party Leader Te Ururoa Flavell and recently retired Deputy Mayor ... More >>

The cost of violence is too high for us to ignore

Monday, 10 November 2014, 8:13 pm | White Ribbon

“The release of Glenn Inquiry report into the rising costs of family violence is sobering and timely,” says White Ribbon Campaign Manager Rob McCann. “The violence can’t be ignored and this report is a further wakeup call that we need to do more.” More >>

Young White Ribbon Ambassador demands immediate action

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 11:24 pm | White Ribbon

Young White Ribbon Ambassador demands immediate action over inquiry findings White Ribbon Ambassador Robert Mackay calls on all involved parties to take immediate action in light of the Glenn Inquiry Report into Child Abuse and Domestic Violence. “The ... More >>

Students demonstrate support for kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 9:16 am | White Ribbon

NZ Schools plan White Ribbon Day to demonstrate support for kidnapped Nigerian Girls Students are coming together to hold a National 'White Ribbon Day' on Wednesday14th May. The event was speared headed by Diocesan School for Girls in the North Island ... More >>

New home for White Ribbon

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 11:33 am | White Ribbon

From today the Families Commission is transferring responsibility for the delivery and management of the annual White Ribbon Campaign to the White Ribbon Campaign Trust Board. More >>

White Ribbon Day – November 25

Monday, 25 November 2013, 9:00 am | White Ribbon

White Ribbon Day is the International Day for the elimination of violence against women and is recognised throughout the world. ‘I welcome the chorus of voices calling for an end to the violence that affects an estimated one in three women in her lifetime. More >>

Mayor calls on Palmy men to take The Pledge

Monday, 11 November 2013, 5:17 pm | White Ribbon

Today marks the start of the 2013 White Ribbon Campaign to end men’s violence towards women. This kicks off with Mayors throughout the country taking The Pledge ‘to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence towards women’. More >>

Mayor asks Wellington’s men to take The Pledge

Monday, 11 November 2013, 2:33 pm | White Ribbon

Today marks the start of the 2013 White Ribbon Campaign to end men’s violence towards women. This kicks off with Mayors throughout the country taking The Pledge ‘to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence towards women’. More >>

What are WE going to do about the violence?

Sunday, 10 November 2013, 12:20 pm | White Ribbon

Last week New Zealanders had a wakeup call witnessing the misogynistic attitudes of a group of young men which led to an alleged rape, an act of terrible violence towards women. More >>

Let’s set better examples for our young men

Monday, 4 November 2013, 1:51 pm | White Ribbon

A group of young Auckland men have been publicly recruiting others to join them in group sex sessions with drunk underage girls. Police say that have known about the group calling itself Roast Busters since 2011. More >>

New chairperson for White Ribbon Campaign

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 1:10 pm | White Ribbon

The White Ribbon Campaign welcomes Judge Peter Boshier as the chair of the White Ribbon Committee. More >>

Wellington men to run for White Ribbon Day

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 3:54 pm | White Ribbon

Wellington men are pinning on their white ribbons this Friday and taking to the streets of Wellington to mark White Ribbon Day. They will be taking part in the annual White Ribbon day run in which men in teams of eight to ten will run through downtown Wellington ... More >>

Mayor Launches Dunedin’s White Ribbon Campaign

Monday, 5 November 2012, 11:08 am | White Ribbon

Dunedin (Monday, 5 November 2012) – Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has added his support to a national campaign to end men’s violence against women. More >>

Let’s put facts first – headlines second

Tuesday, 25 September 2012, 11:26 pm | White Ribbon

Press Release by the White Ribbon Committee 25 October 2012 Let’s put facts first – headlines second The recent release by Family First purporting to uncover ‘inconvenient truths’ does not present all the facts. Media outlets reported that ‘nearly 50% ... More >>

Education can save lives

Saturday, 28 April 2012, 2:59 pm | White Ribbon

Education can save lives “Education can save lives”, says White Ribbon Ambassador and author David White. “I believe that educating men and women about the dangers women face when leaving violent relationships is vital”. The coroners report into ... More >>

Anti violence voices should not be silenced

Thursday, 5 April 2012, 3:37 pm | White Ribbon

The Families Commission is appalled to learn that Hawera Rape Crisis manager Pam Bassett has received death threats after voicing her concerns about family violence in her community. Ms Bassett, a long term advocate to prevent family violence is ... More >>

 

 

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