Topics: Literature review, Research, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Hapū, Iwi, Wairua, Whānau, Women, Quality of Life, Gender
Primary prevention of violence against women is an approach that seeks to stop violence against women before it occurs in the first place. It is an internationally emerging field of practice with a growing evidence base about what works. However, research on how it is understood and how effective it is in diverse cultural contexts is limited.
Māori women are twice as likely...
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.
Speak Up, Seek Help, Safe Home. A review of literature on culturally appropriate interventions for intimate partner violence in ethnic communities.
Topics: Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Unemployment, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Indicators for Change: Tracking the progress of New Zealand women is a periodical report published by the Ministry of Women's Affairs that provides a snapshot of the current social and economic status of women in New Zealand. The indicators used measure a range of outcomes that relate to the government's high-level goals for women.
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Victims, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Policy, Children, Women, Youth, Quality of Life, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Living at the cutting edge: women’s experiences of protection orders.