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New Funding Secures Support Services for Men

Monday, 25 February 2013, 7:04 pm | Christchurch Womens Refuge

Men throughout Canterbury will be supported to overcome family violence, and women and children will become safer thanks to government support of two Christchurch Women's Refuge initiatives for men. More >>

New Service Will Make Local Families Safe@home

Friday, 31 August 2012, 2:30 pm | Christchurch Womens Refuge

MEDIA RELEASE New Service Will Make Local Families Safe@home Thirty to forty high-risk Canterbury families will be made safer in the next year thanks to a new joint initiative between Christchurch Women's Refuge and Auckland-based agency Shine, supported by ... More >>

Rugby Coach Joins Crusade Against Family Violence

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 4:05 pm | Christchurch Womens Refuge

Gibson is a well-known Canterbury sports personality, being a former All Black and Crusader, and is also dedicated family man with four children. That made the decision to lend his voice to Christchurch Women's Refuge’s work against family violence ... More >>

Family Violence Vision Supports Homes to Be Real 'Refuges'

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 11:05 am | Christchurch Womens Refuge

Christchurch Women's Refuge today announced that it is implementing a new approach to breaking the cycle of family violence. Centred upon the agency’s belief that the safest place for women and children should be their homes, this new strategy ... More >>

New Zealand Still Failing to Address Family Violence

Monday, 25 July 2011, 3:12 pm | Christchurch Womens Refuge

International evidence released yesterday reinforces that New Zealand women are far more likely to experience family violence than women in other developed countries. More >>

Family violence funding cuts pose threat to child safety

Friday, 25 March 2011, 5:40 pm | Christchurch Womens Refuge

A major change being proposed to the way domestic violence services are funded could mean communities find it harder to protect children from child abuse and neglect, child advocates say. According to an article published in the New Zealand Herald ... More >>

Domestic Crime Rate Shows Dark Side of New Zealand

Thursday, 1 April 2010, 3:16 pm | Christchurch Womens Refuge

National and regional crime figures released today by police reinforce Christchurch Women's Refuge’s message that as a society we have still not come to terms with the size of the domestic violence problem in our communities. More >>

Domestic Violence Survivors Speak Out

Thursday, 11 February 2010, 4:13 pm | Christchurch Womens Refuge

Today’s release of the discussion paper ‘ Protecting victims, rebuilding lives, sending the right message’ reinforces that domestic violence - and the official mechanisms to confront it - are still very much issues which need addressing says ... More >>




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