Projects tagged with Law & Justice
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Family Violence Indicators: Can national administrative data sets be used to measure trends in family violence in New Zealand?
5 Mar 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Victims, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth
Good quality, reliable outcome indicators can be used to monitor trends, identify emerging problems, create awareness, guide legislative and policy reforms, and ensure adequate provision of services. This report assesses whether the administrative data sources collected by the Ministries of Health, Justice,...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Bullying, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Policy, Migrants, Labour force
Although New Zealand has long depended on immigrant settlers to supplement the national supply of labour, there has been a substantial increase recently in the number of temporary migrants arriving. Temporary migrants play an important role in the labour market, participating in both skilled and unskilled...
The Defendant Centred Courtroom (DCC) pilot trialed a reconfigured District Court courtroom where defendants who are not in custody sit or stand beside their counsel at the front of the court instead of standing in the dock. It is anticipated that placing the defendant at the centre of the courtroom will make the court process...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, International students
This report outlines what is known about the extent to which international students are working in non-compliant employment, possible reasons why that is occurring and a summary of the steps being taken to address it. Non-compliant employment in relation to international students is defined as employment where...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Law & Justice, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) monitors parents and caregivers’ opinions on food marketing to children in the Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). Results from the 2012 HLS are presented below. Parents and caregivers were asked how much they generally support or oppose a ban on food advertising at times when children watch TV...
The effectiveness of alcohol pricing policies: Reducing harmful alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm
This report investigates the potential impact and effectiveness of a minimum price regime in reducing harmful alcohol consumption. The study was conducted as part of the Government’s consideration of measures to reform New Zealand’s alcohol laws.
Topics: Monitoring, Advocacy, Abuse & Neglect, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Schools, Children, Disability, Youth, Quality of Life
This report, relating to the individual experiences of disabled youth, outlines one half of the activities undertaken by The Convention Coalition in 2013, regarding The Disability Convention. Article 7 of The Disability Convention notes that “States Parties shall take all necessary measures to ensure the full...
with: NZ Police
This report aims to assess the traffic crash risk over the Christmas/New Year holiday period (henceforth referred to as the Christmas holiday period) 2013/14. The analysis in this report compares data from previous Christmas holiday periods against year round results based on a daily average, using the full...
Topics: Evaluation, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Prisoners
Most of us know someone who has been affected by crime. The goals of the Department of Corrections (the Department) are to improve public safety and reduce reoffending. This report sets out the findings of a performance audit that focused on the Department's work to reduce reoffending. We wanted to assess...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Leadership, Local Government, Policy
Public trust in our institutions and the law is essential to making society work effectively. We want a justice system that delivers the core results of reduced crime and improved safety, and that better meets modern public expectations of service. We also want to be transparent about what we are doing and...
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