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Women’s Refuge Examines Reproductive Coercion in New Zealand

Monday, 15 October 2018, 9:21 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge has today released a study that examines reproductive coercion. While some research on reproductive coercion has been undertaken in other countries, like the United States, to date there has not been a comprehensive study of reproductive ... More >>

Women's Refuge welcomes joint venture to tackle violence

Friday, 28 September 2018, 2:30 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge welcomes the announcement of the new joint venture approach to tacking the serious family and sexual violence issue. Chief Executive Dr Ang Jury, says “this has been a long time coming! Bringing together and properly coordinating ... More >>

Women’s Refuge congratulates Oranga Tamariki

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 4:02 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge congratulates Oranga Tamariki for their milestone pay equity deal for social workers, however voice concerns about the extension of this deal to social workers contracted by Oranga Tamariki. More >>

Women’s Refuge ecstatic

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 6:53 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge ecstatic at The Domestic Violence—Victims’ Protection Bill passing its third reading. More >>

Women’s Refuge “ecstatic” at increase in funding

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 9:25 am | Women's Refuge

An announcement made this morning by Government for a significant boost in funding to social services, including the increase in funding for Women’s Refuge, has been met with relief and gratitude by the underfunded sector. At a breakfast hosted by ... More >>

NZ businesses create refuges in their workplace for staff

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 3:17 pm | Women's Refuge

NZ businesses create refuges in their workplace for staff experiencing family violence The Warehouse Group, Fonterra, and Sky City have all received the Workplace Refuge endorsement recognising their achievements in the family violence space. The endorsement ... More >>

Women’s Refuge Appeal Focuses on Their Smaller Clients

Monday, 3 July 2017, 10:28 am | Women's Refuge

With over 40,000 women and children referred to Women’s Refuge last year, just under half of those referrals were for children. This year the Women’s Refuge Annual appeal focuses on raising money to help kids in Aotearoa lead lives free from violence. ... More >>

Women’s Refuge pleased with announcement on ICLD collection

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 9:05 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge pleased with announcement on ICLD collection Media Release 24th May 2017 Women’s Refuge welcomes the Government’s announcement of a new project that will see the Privacy Commissioner, the Government Chief Information Officer ... More >>

NZ Sculpture OnShore raises $135,000 for NZ Women’s Refuge

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 3:29 pm | Women's Refuge

Friends of Women’s Refuges Trust today announced a $135,000 donation to NZ Women’s Refuge from the proceeds of the NZ Sculpture OnShore 2016 exhibition. The donation will focus on supporting the programs of NZ Women’s Refuge and its mission to help ... More >>

Impact of family violence on employment

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 9:17 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge has today released the findings of a first of its kind study in New Zealand which examines the impact of economic abuse on women. One of the key findings revealed in ‘ What’s Hers is Mine and What’s Mine is Mine: Women’s ... More >>

Campaign to raise funds for more child advocates launched

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 11:02 am | Women's Refuge

The prevalence of violence in families in New Zealand is significant, with over 40,000 women and children referred to Women’s Refuge last year; just under half of those were for children. Today Women’s Refuge launches a campaign to ensure that kids ... More >>

Women’s Refuge commends funding boost

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 3:15 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge welcomes the announcement today from Minister’s Adams and Tolley of additional funding and support for frontline services participating in the Christchurch Integrated Safety Response pilot. More >>

Christmas a Real Test for Innovative Family Violence Project

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:04 pm | Women's Refuge

Some families affected by violence these holidays will be using state-of-the-art technology to access justice, and the law firm behind it is eager to put it to the test. More >>

Christmas time not so festive for many families

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 12:18 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge is calling on New Zealanders to be more vigilant this Christmas and to think about supporting the many families across NZ affected by family violence. Last year over the holiday season there were over 6000 women and children across ... More >>

Women’s Refuge urges support of Domestic Violence Bill

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 4:31 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge encourages Parliament to support MP Jan Logie’s Bill that calls for a law change to provide paid leave for victims of family violence. The Bill was drawn from the Ballot today and will shortly come before Parliament. More >>

Better support needed for perpetrators of Family Violence

Friday, 25 November 2016, 10:38 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge welcomes the findings of the Issues Paper, Responding to perpetrators of family violence. The paper published today by the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse calls for improved responses to perpetrators of family violence. More >>

Women’s Refuge welcomes family violence legislation changes

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 2:13 pm | Women's Refuge

Womens Refuge warmly welcomes the changes made to family violence legislation announced by government today. “Strengthening legislation to protect the victims, and a strong focus on the rights of victims are crucial to helping to keep women and children ... More >>

Women’s Refuge Annual Appeal cuts to chase

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 3:51 pm | Women's Refuge

The theme for this year’s Women’s Refuge annual appeal highlights the increasing costs of providing services to domestic violence victims. More >>

Women's Refuge pleased about additional funding

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 3:45 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge is pleased at the government’s announcement of an additional $40 million in funding for the sexual violence sector over the next four years. “This sector more than any has tried to reach out to, respond and help to heal victims ... More >>

Seeking Safety Online

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 10:08 am | Women's Refuge

Women seeking a place free from violence can now do it safely online through The Warehouse More >>

 

 

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