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Initial Insights From Groundbreaking Research Safer When, Safe How Reveals The Invisible Risks Of Family Violence

Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 9:13 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge, with generous support from Contact Energy, is partway through a groundbreaking research project - Safer When, Safer How. Never undertaken in New Zealand, the research is examining family violence risk and what really works to ... More >>

Womens Refuge Prepares For Increase In Need Over The Holidays

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 10:25 am | Women's Refuge

While it is a time of joy for many, Women’s Refuges across the country are preparing for the inevitable increase in need for assistance that comes with holidays. Dr Ang Jury ONZM, Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge: “Once again, this year has meant ... More >>

Family Violence – Silence Is Not An Option

Friday, 6 October 2023, 7:10 am | Women's Refuge

On October 14th the general election will take place and Women’s Refuge is dismayed by the virtual absence of any discourse on family violence through the campaign period. After significant progress in recent years, the country simply cannot afford to ease ... More >>

Auckland CBD Shooter’s History Of Domestic Violence Major Red Flag Says Women’s Refuge

Friday, 21 July 2023, 10:25 am | Women's Refuge

In the aftermath of the tragedy that occurred in Auckland yesterday, it has come to light that Matu Tangi Matu Reid has a history of domestic violence and was serving home detention for family violence charges at the time of the shooting. Most shooters ... More >>

At 17,680 Nights, This July Is A Little Longer Than Most

Monday, 3 July 2023, 11:21 am | Women's Refuge

For Women’s Refuge, July has 17,680 days – the number of collective Safe Nights that will be required for the many women and children who are too unsafe to stay at home this month. Women’s Refuge is calling on the generosity of New Zealanders ... More >>

Women’s Refuge Pleased Government’s 2023 Budget Continues Investment Of Family Violence Initiatives

Saturday, 13 May 2023, 4:49 pm | Women's Refuge

With the release of the 2023 budget, Women’s Refuge is both pleased and relieved to see continued commitment to programmes and initiatives tackling family and sexual violence. Dr Ang Jury ONZM, Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge says: “We are pleased ... More >>

Women’s Refuge Applauds Landmark ACC Ruling Giving Victim Of Revenge Porn Support

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 5:09 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge applauds today’s landmark court ruling which gives ACC-funded support to a woman who experienced sexual violation by the sharing of sexual films of her without consent. Her case was previously declined after she sought cover for ... More >>

Women’s Refuge Working To Ensure Safety Of Clients While Preparing For Increase In Need

Monday, 20 February 2023, 12:06 pm | Women's Refuge

As many communities are coming to terms with the impacts of the cyclone, Women’s Refuge is working around the clock to ensure that clients are safe and supported while preparing for the increase in women and children who will require assistance ... More >>

After A Perfect Summer’s Day, Gift A Summer Safe Night

Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 10:14 am | Women's Refuge

As the sun sets, share that summer feeling by gifting a $20 Summer Safe Night. It’s that magical hour, when the sun sinks after a perfect summer day. The skies turn a dusky pink, you grab a refreshing drink and relax into an easy evening. Finally, ... More >>

It’s Holiday Time! Keen For One More Night?

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 12:30 pm | Women's Refuge

We’d all love our summer holiday to be just a little longer, before having to get back to reality. Women’s Refuge’s Summer Campaign, launching today, taps into this feeling by asking Kiwis to add One More Night to their holiday plans. The ... More >>

Government Launches Te Aorerekura National Strategy For Eliminating Family Violence And Sexual Violence

Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 9:30 am | Women's Refuge

Today sees the launch of Te Aorerekura, a national strategy aiming to create an Aotearoa no longer scarred by the shameful and destructive family and sexual violence for which we are, sadly, internationally renowned. Te Aorerekura, rooted deeply and ... More >>

Art Auction For Refuge Won’t Stop For Covid

Monday, 8 November 2021, 10:47 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge is delighted this year’s NZ Sculpture OnShore event is still going ahead, albeit in an online format, after the organisers were forced to abandon the iconic exhibition planned for O Peretu Fort Takapuna due to ongoing Covid-19 ... More >>

The Women’s Refuge Safe-Night-a-thon Begins Now!

Friday, 6 August 2021, 9:10 am | Women's Refuge

Gift a Safe Night to be in to win an extraordinary ‘money-can’t-buy experience’ Want to climb a tree with superstar actress Thomasin McKenzie? Listen as indie-pop sensation Benee sings you Happy Birthday? Relax while sporting glamour couple Beauden ... More >>

Hutt Valley Women’s Refuge Calls For Support To Grow Stronger Families

Monday, 27 July 2020, 3:54 pm | Women's Refuge

This week the Hutt Valley Women’s Refuge launched a fundraising and awareness campaign calling for support for their work in growing stronger families. Family violence is a significant issue for Hutt Valley communities. In fact, the Hutt Valley ... More >>

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 >>





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