Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Discrimination, Gender
Getting it done shares what the Ministry and its Canterbury partners have learnt over the past two years.
Following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, data showed a significant negative impact on women’s employment in Canterbury. This report discusses how the work of the Ministry and its partners has led to increasing numbers of women training and working in trades in Canterbury.
Topics: International Research, Research, Community Development, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Policy, Women, Quality of Life, Gender
Increasing the safety of women, so they live without fear of violence, is a priority for the Ministry. The focus of primary prevention is on stopping violence against women and girls before it occurs so they have better futures and lives. Primary prevention is an emerging field of practice in New Zealand. This paper highlights growing international evidence that violence against women is...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Migrants, Refugees, Women, Quality of Life, Culture, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This research describes the kinds of initiatives that were perceived by community members and service providers as working well in refugee and migrant communities and the conditions that encourage them to flourish. The report presents two case studies of community initiatives addressing family violence in refugee and migrant communities.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Education & Training, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Parenting, Relationships, Healthcare, Youth, Language, Sexual orientation
This 2007 ERO report provides an overview of the quality of sexuality education programmes in Years 7-13. The report was commissioned by the Ministries of Women’s Affairs, Health, and Education.