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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 >>

Campaign condemns ignorant comments from Laws

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 5:37 pm | White Ribbon

The White Ribbon Campaign condemns prominent talkback host Michael Laws for posing the question that violence against women is ok if the women are not intelligent, while calling the White Ribbon Campaign ‘the crappiest, stupidest, most moronic ... More >>

Early Rise for White Ribbon Campaign

Friday, 25 November 2011, 5:25 pm | White Ribbon

Around 50 people attended the early morning breakfast for White Ribbon today in Manukau prior to the Auckland Launch later in the morning. Chair of the Auckland White Ribbon Campaign Committee and Manager of South Auckland Family Violence Prevention Network ... More >>

Launch of White Ribbon in Manukau

Friday, 25 November 2011, 4:36 pm | White Ribbon

More than 200 people attended the launch of White Ribbon in Manukau today as one of the Ambassadors and Super City Mayor Len Brown began the campaign in one of the largest gatherings in the country. Mayor Brown said that he wanted Auckland to be ... More >>

Stopping Violence Against Women

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 3:33 pm | White Ribbon

In early November, Australia and the United States co-hosted a policy dialogue with Pacific nations to devise ways to stop violence against women in the Pacific. It’s an endeavour that sits sharply in my mind, having returned from a visit to Vanuatu ... More >>

White Ribbon Campaign launches with a new Ambassador

Monday, 7 November 2011, 5:14 pm | White Ribbon

“As the White Ribbon Campaign launches we welcomes David White as a new White Ribbon Ambassador in the fight to end violence against women,” says Families Commission Campaign Manager Rob McCann. More >>

Māori health promoter supports White Ribbon campaign

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 10:32 am | White Ribbon

“The White Ribbon Campaign welcomes Trevor Simpson (Tuhoe, Ngati Awa), as a new White Ribbon Ambassador in the fight to end violence against women”, says Families Commission Campaign Manager Rob McCann. More >>

 

 

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