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Women’s Refuge response to discussion paper

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 12:28 pm | Women's Refuge

“The discussion document that Hon Amy Adams has proposed covers off the key issues that we would have expected to be highlighted,” says Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge Dr Ang Jury. More >>

Women’s Refuge welcomes Family and Sexual Violence Programme

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:36 am | Women's Refuge

The National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges welcomes the announcement of the government family and sexual violence work programme. “I am excited to see this commitment to action from the government and look forward to working alongside ... More >>

Technology – opportunity or oppression in domestic violence

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 3:01 pm | Women's Refuge

This year the Women’s Refuge annual appeal highlights the increasing role technology is playing in fueling domestic violence. More >>

Women’s Refuge Votes for Teuila Blakely as Ambassador

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 4:53 pm | Women's Refuge

“Teuila Blakely has done herself, her family and friends and Women's Refuge proud with her fabulous performances during Dancing with the Stars," says Women's Refuge Chief Executive Dr Ang Jury. More >>

Women’s Refuge statement about the NZFVCH Data

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 8:53 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge believes the number of family violence police investigations released today by the NZFVCH show the highest number of family violence investigations since records began. More >>

Police Safety Orders

Friday, 8 May 2015, 2:20 pm | Women's Refuge

Women's Refuge has welcomed the release today of a Police Evaluation Report into Police Safety Orders (PSOs). More >>

$180,000 donation to Women’s Refuge

Monday, 20 April 2015, 4:40 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge New Zealand has just received $180,000 from the Friends of Women’s Refuge – the proceeds of last year’s NZ Sculpture OnShore exhibition, held in Devonport, on Auckland’s North Shore. More >>

Women’s Refuge CE is announced

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 11:54 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge has announced its new Chief Executive. Dr Ang Jury will be taking over the helm of the largest agency in New Zealand that deals with domestic violence from the 25th March. More >>

Women's Refuge awarded $3.6m

Friday, 6 March 2015, 10:58 am | Women's Refuge

Ngā Whare Whakaruruhau o Aotearoa - National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges (NCIWR) on behalf of the 41 affiliated member Women’s Refuges in partnership with Shakti New Zealand and the Pacific Island Safety and prevention Project are ... More >>

Women’s Refuge supports The Warehouse Group policy

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 3:25 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge supports The Warehouse Group for removing R18 games and DVDs from its shelves More >>

Elves on Shelves to bring Christmas cheer to Women’s Refuge

Monday, 1 December 2014, 3:06 pm | Women's Refuge

The Warehouse has partnered with Women’s Refuge to bring some Christmas cheer to women and children around New Zealand who seek help over the holiday season, by facilitating a nationwide gifting campaign called Elves on Shelves. More >>

Thousands Join March to Change NZ's Shame

Monday, 8 September 2014, 4:59 pm | Women's Refuge

Women's Refuge is calling on New Zealanders to consider which party is committed to doing more to eliminate domestic and family violence post next weekend's general election. More >>

Hundreds to join domestic, sexual violence march

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 9:50 am | Women's Refuge

Several social service providers from across New Zealand have come together to call for an end to the epidemic level of domestic and sexual violence in New Zealand. More >>

Women’s Refuge comment on Glenn Inquiry Report

Monday, 16 June 2014, 2:49 pm | Women's Refuge

Statement on the release of The People’s Report from the Glenn Inquiry Women’s Refuge More >>

Political leaders to speak at a Women’s Refuge symposium

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 5:34 pm | Women's Refuge

Political leaders to speak at a Women’s Refuge symposium in Auckland. Hon David Cunliffee, Hon Paula Bennett, Hon Peter Dunn, Metiria Turei and Tracey Martin will be part of a political panel discussing the rights, health, and safety status of ... More >>

Time to reflect about the reality for women and children

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 5:12 pm | Women's Refuge

Taking time out to assess the rights, status, health and safety for women and children in New Zealand today is the cause behind a Women’s Refuge Symposium planned on July 4th in Auckland. More >>

Women's refuge comment on $10m for sexual violence services

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 9:05 am | Women's Refuge

Women's refuge applauds the government for responding to the clear need for more support for sexual violence services in nz. It is a big win for the sector. More >>

Women’s Refuge wants female MPs to help ‘redress’ wrongs

Sunday, 27 April 2014, 3:16 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge is calling on all female MPs and partners of male MPs to donate their unwanted and loved clothes to support a recycled designer clothing boutique opening in Auckland this week. More >>

Women’s Refuge launches recycled designer boutique

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 2:38 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge launches a flagship boutique, Yellow Belle, in Takapuna stocked with high-end designer garments donated by women and designers from throughout New Zealand. A stylish recycled designer clothing boutique whose profits will help women ... More >>

Police Crime Stats don’t tell us story on domestic violence

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 3:51 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge congratulates the Police on their crime statistics showing a 29 year low for crime but says today’s statistics fail to give us any reliable or useable information about domestic violence. More >>

 

 

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