Projects tagged with Women
142 results found
17 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper summarises what we know about the link between alcohol and family violence – specifically intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment. Increasingly international approaches include reducing alcohol harm as a specific action point in preventing family violence. Dealing...
4 Feb 2015
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
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; ...
with: Statistics New Zealand
This paper takes an initial look at how mothers' and non-mothers' engagement with the labour market has changed over the last 20 years, how the mother and child characteristics affect mothers' levels of employment and unemployment, and the type and quality of work that mothers are employed in and how this compares...
16 Jan 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Race & Ethnicity
Policymakers in New Zealand have been concerned by the teenage birth rate for many years. Cross-country comparisons indicate that New Zealand has a higher rate of teenage births than other comparable countries, except for the United States (see section 2 below). In 2012, in response to a ministerial request, the Families...
with: Ministry for Women
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...
Reducing harm for children affected by parental addiction and reducing unequal access to addiction services are key priorities for the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) Pregnancy and Parenting Service (PPS) provides an intensive assertive outreach case...
Topics: Literature review, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This research reviews available New Zealand and selected overseas research about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Areas covered in the report include: drinking patterns the predictors of alcohol use during pregnancy the impact of socio-demographic factors...
This report discusses the findings of new qualitative research on insights from women about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The research involved interviews with 24 pregnant women or recent mothers who either held the attitude that it’s not OK to drink at all or it’s OK to drink a little occasionally. Women were asked about:...
24 Oct 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Local Government, Child Development, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Children, Women
The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are the result of collaboration between the Ministry of Health and maternity stakeholders representing consumer, midwifery, obstetric, general practice, paediatric, and anaesthetic perspectives. In 2011 an expert working group established a set of 12 maternity clinical indicators...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Women
This research was undertaken to explore first time mothers’ experiences with feeding their infants. In some countries, such as the United States, evidence shows that overweight prevalence in infancy has increased in recent decades. It is possible that a similar growth trajectory is occurring in New Zealand, particularly in light...
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