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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 >>

Women’s Refuge supports Law Commission recommendations

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 2:52 pm | Women's Refuge

Responding to the release today from Justice Minister Amy Adams Women’s Refuge Chief Executive Dr Ang Jury said, “while I have yet to read a full copy of the report, the recommendations I have seen reported in the media today seem to be heading ... More >>

Women’s Refuge clarifies information about abuse allegations

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:10 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge clarifies information about abuse allegations Women’s Refuge is anxious to clarify allegations currently circulating in the media about the abuse suffered by Moko Rangitoheriri prior to his death. It has been reported that Moko’s ... More >>

Brave people fronting It’s Not OK TV Ads acknowledged

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 2:41 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge is putting its’ weight behind a new series of TV advertisements in the long running It’s not Ok campaign. More >>

Women’s Refuge congratulates Judge Andrew Becroft

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:29 pm | Women's Refuge

“A compassionate Judge, a thoughtful and caring man, and someone who can take us into a safer future for our nations’ women and children,” is how Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge Dr Ang Jury describes the appointment of Judge Andrew Becroft ... More >>

Judy Bailey hosts a Charity Auction for Women’s Refuge

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 2:27 pm | Women's Refuge

Judy Bailey ONZM, Patron for Women’s Refuge NZ will host a Charity Auction on Friday March 18th at the Bolton Hotel in Wellington. Tickets are available for purchase now, with proceeds supporting services provided across New Zealand to women and children ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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