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The Ministry for Women's new report, A malu i 'āiga, e malu fo'i i fafo: Protection for the family, protection for all, shares, from the perspective of Samoan people, what works to keep Samoan women and girls safe from violence. The Ministry is encouraging discussion on the findings to broaden cultural attitudes...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, International Relations, Public Service, Healthcare, Children, Older People, Women, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This report, commissioned by the Ministry of Health, looks at the ages, sex, ethnicity and deprivation level of people admitted to hospital for dental care. Data was obtained primarily from the national data held by the Ministry for the 20-year period between 1990 and 2009.
4 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
The alcohol use report presents the key findings from the 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey about alcohol use, misuse and alcohol-related harm among New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over. The following topics are covered: patterns of alcohol consumption; ...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Tertiary Education, Women, Labour force, Gender
A working paper prepared by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, March 2010.
2 Apr 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Women, Quality of Life
Antenatal Down Syndrome Screening in New Zealand 2007 is the result of work carried out by the Antenatal Down Syndrome Screening Advisory Group. The Advisory Group was convened as part of a review of the current practice of antenatal screening for Down syndrome carried out by the National Screening Unit. This...
This report presents descriptive results about New Zealanders’ attitudes to drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The data are from the Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS), which is a national survey of people aged 15 years and over about alcohol consumption patterns, alcohol-related behaviour, consequences of...
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Leadership, Policy, Whānau, Children, Women, Social Media
This national face-to-face survey included over 2,500 in-home interviews in order to explore attitudes and beliefs about violence towards women, inter-partner violence and child abuse. The survey was prepared in order to answer the following questions: What attitudes do New...
4 Jun 2010
This Families Commission report looked at a social environment in which families have priority and can flourish, enabling more families to achieve the successful outcomes they aspire to. Discussions about parenting often cast single mothers in a negative light. They are viewed as creating an environment that...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Unemployment, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Women, Labour force
This research report presents new information about the employment situation of un- and under-employed Canterbury women. It tells us that there is under-utilised, ‘hidden’ female labour in Canterbury.
Topics: Healthcare, Children, Women, Youth, Socio-economic status, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Research, Inequality, Race & Ethnicity
This report presents trends in ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities in the incidence of 28 cancers over a quarter of a century (1981–2004). It is the first report to document these inequalities in a comprehensive, consistent and reliable way.
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