Projects tagged with Crime & Safety
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1 Mar 2016
The Ministry of Social Development has funded self defence classes for school-age girls since 2001, primarily through the Women’s Self Defence Network – Wāhine Toa. The Ministry commissioned two reports in 2014-16 looking at the effectiveness of self defence programmes for girls and women as a strategy for protection against...
In 2014 New Zealand Police replaced its historic twice yearly official crime statistics with new monthly statistics. The old and new statistics are not comparable, making it difficult to monitor long term crime trends until the new statistics have been in place for a long enough time period. This report addresses this problem by...
Youth justice secure residences: a report on the international evidence to guide best practice and service delivery
This report was commissioned by the Ministry as part of ongoing work to improve the quality of services for young offenders in Child, Youth and Family’s youth justice secure residences. The report reviews the international evidence about best practice in the delivery of secure residential care for young...
Care and protection secure residences: a report on the international evidence to guide best practice and service delivery
This report was commissioned by the Ministry as part of ongoing work to improve the quality of services for children and young people in Child, Youth and Family’s care and protection secure residences. The report reviews the international evidence about best practice in the delivery of secure residential care...
Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal: Volume 3 Issue 2: December 2015 - Evidence based practice
11 Dec 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Prisons, Victims, Prisoners, Women, Youth
Contents Twenty years of Corrections - The evolution of offender rehabilitation - Dr Peter Johnston The High Risk Personality Programme - Revised: An evaluation report - Dr Nick Wilson, Glen Kilgour Women's experiences of...
Topics: Evaluation, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga
The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) commissioned the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR) to develop and test a systems approach to measure the effectiveness of the ‘whole-of-system’ response to prevent family violence. This project was commissioned to support...
with: Ministry for Women
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: Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This research was focused on the narratives of a group of women in New Zealand who had served sentences managed by the Department of Corrections, had received some form of rehabilitation, but nevertheless had re-offended. It sought to understand what women thought were important factors driving their re-offending, and how...
A key role of New Zealand Police Response and Operations: Research and Evaluation (RORE) is research, analysis, monitoring and evaluation of Police use of force, to provide accountability and assist evidence-based decision making, to improve police and public safety. RORE produces regular research reports,...
The New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring (NZ-ADUM) study monitors levels of alcohol and other drug use, and related criminal offending, among police detainees in Whangarei, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch central city police stations (see Wilkins et al., 2010b). NZ-ADUM tracks key drugs of concern, including...
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