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Add Your Voice Online To Support White Ribbon Day

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 8:52 am | White Ribbon

On November 25th, White Ribbon Day, the International day for the elimination of men’s violence towards women, we are asking our tāne and wāhine to challenge #outdated ideas about masculinity online. Gender-based violence is endemic in New ... More >>

Ruia Te Taitea, Ka Tu Taikaka Anake: Shake Off The Old, To Reveal The New

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 11:42 am | White Ribbon

This year we are asking people to challenge the #outdated and spend some time thinking and talking about the advice they have been given that is harmful rather than helpful. The whakatauki above sits at the heart of this year’s White Ribbon campaign. As ... More >>

Keith Quinn Should Be Thanked For Saying Aloud What Many Men Actually Believe

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 3:02 pm | White Ribbon

Keith Quinn’s comments about ‘hardening up’ are outdated. But rather than pile on we should be thanking Keith for highlighting just one of the many aspects of #Outdated masculinity. “Commentators in the media have rightly underlined the ... More >>

Frightening Australian Statistics Should Reinforce The Need To Promote Healthy Masculinity In New Zealand

Monday, 16 November 2020, 8:45 am | White Ribbon

42% of young men in Australia do not consider punching and hitting constitute domestic violence, while 43% do not consider frightening, humiliating, degrading or punishing a person as domestic violence. “This is shocking”, says White Ribbon Manager ... More >>

White Ribbon Says Frightening Australian Statistics Should Reinforce The Need To Promote Healthy Masculinity In NZ

Sunday, 15 November 2020, 4:11 pm | White Ribbon

42% of young men in Australia do not consider punching and hitting constitute domestic violence, while 43% do not consider frightening, humiliating, degrading or punishing a person as domestic violence. “This is shocking”, says White Ribbon Manager ... More >>

Our House Rules Campaign Is Now On Sky TV

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 8:41 am | White Ribbon

Kia ora Pacific COVID19 has been a testing time for everyone with both Women's Refuge and Police raising the probability that additional family harm would occur in households during the lockdown. To play our part, White Ribbon released an online campaign called ... More >>

White Ribbon Releases #OurHouseRules Campaign

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 6:22 am | White Ribbon

White Ribbon has released an online campaign to help prevent family violence and encourage New Zealanders to practice Respectful Relationships. “In an unprecedented national emergency, everyone in New Zealand has found themselves cooped up inside ... More >>

The Victim-blaming Defence (That Didn’t Work This Time)

Friday, 21 February 2020, 1:52 pm | White Ribbon

The sentencing of Grace Millane’s killer to life in prison with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years marks the end of a judicial process that can only have been extremely harrowing for her family. They had already experienced the loss of their daughter, ... More >>

A Minimum Of 17 Years For One Life. How Can We Make This Better?

Friday, 21 February 2020, 11:35 am | White Ribbon

Today the unnamed man found guilty of murdering Grace Millane was sentenced to life in prison with a non-parole period of 17. “One person has been locked away but are New Zealand women any safer?” asks White Ribbon Manager Rob McCann. “We certainly ... More >>

White Ribbon proud to announce Luke Qin as a White Ribbon Ambassador

Monday, 3 February 2020, 2:54 pm | White Ribbon

Luke Qin JP has taken on the role of White Ribbon Ambassador, a decision spurred by his previous experiences and the desire to help make real change in our society. More >>

Silence Breeds Violence

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 2:21 pm | White Ribbon

The tragic death of actor Pua Magasiva following a suspected suicide highlights the need for family violence to be brought out into the open. More >>

Crystal's death must mean something

Monday, 2 December 2019, 5:36 pm | White Ribbon

Crystal Selwyn was the victim of family violence and White Ribbon acknowledges the terrible hurt and pain that Crystal's family and friends must now cope with. More >>

Following the Grace Millane trial, what can we do?

Saturday, 23 November 2019, 11:32 am | White Ribbon

White Ribbon acknowledges the unimaginable hurt and pain the Millane family has suffered, and will continue to endure following the guilty verdict handed down today. More >>

Official White Ribbon Event on the Steps of Parliament

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:07 pm | White Ribbon

White Ribbon Day is on Monday 25 November . Communities and organisations will be holding events all over New Zealand focusing on the elimination of men's violence towards women, and sharing the CHALLENGE THE #UNSPOKEN RULES collateral on their ... More >>

The final stretch of the White Ribbon ride

Friday, 22 November 2019, 8:43 am | White Ribbon

After a week out on the road, the annual White Ribbon Ride is heading into the final stretch, delivering the message that we need to Challenge the #UNSPOKEN RULES to communities across New Zealand. Unspoken rules are the clichés such as ‘boys don't ... More >>

Problematic Stereotypes Around Masculinity

Monday, 18 November 2019, 11:29 am | White Ribbon

Research commissioned by White Ribbon has shown that problematic stereotypes around masculinity remain pervasive in New Zealand. More >>

White Ribbon Ride demonstrating Healthy Masculinity

Monday, 18 November 2019, 9:01 am | White Ribbon

Tough looking men (and women) on motorcycles are on a week-long tour promoting Healthy Masculinity as part of White Ribbon’s Challenge the #Unspoken Rules campaign. More >>

Firearms Prohibition Orders and why they may make a change

Monday, 11 November 2019, 5:43 pm | White Ribbon

White Ribbon Manager Rob McCann says Firearms Prohibition Orders could make a real difference if guns are kept out of the hands of people with a history of family harm. More >>

Let the memory of Grace Millane change our attitudes

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 3:05 pm | White Ribbon

The Grace Millane Trial will hopefully achieve two things. Ensure that justice occurs, and provide an opportunity for something good to come from a horrific act. More >>

Business has a role preventing violence

Monday, 1 April 2019, 9:24 am | White Ribbon

“New Zealand Businesses are playing a significant role in supporting victims of domestic violence,” says White Ribbon Ambassador Anna Campbell, “but we need to do more.” More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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