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  1. Video for Stretched services call for more funding
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    Stretched services call for more funding

    Auckland Women’s Refuge are calling for more government funding to ensure they can adequately assist the thousands affected by family violence.  Advocacy Supporter Megan Grace says Christmas is the busiest time of the year for Women’s Refuges and resources are stretched.

  2. Video for Colonisation trauma linked to family violence - Report  
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    Colonisation trauma linked to family violence- Report  

    A new report by the prime minister's chief science advisor says it is possible to prevent and end family violence in New Zealand.  The report, titled Every 4 Minutes, acknowledges the link between the trauma of colonisation and prejudice to the high rates of family violence and incarceration among Māori.

  3. Video for New law to curb family violence
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    New law to curb family violence

    The Family Violence Amendment Act comes into effect today. Strangulation, coerced marriage and assault on a person in a family relationship will now be recognised as offences. 

  4. Video for Legislation changes to fight domestic violence
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    Legislation changes to fight domestic violence

    Strangulation, coerced marriage and assault on a person in a family relationship will now be recognised as offences under the Family Violence Amendment Act.  The new provisions will come into effect on Monday.

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    Solving NZ's family violence crisis

    New Zealand has the highest rate of reported violence towards women in the developed world with NZ Police attending a family violence-related call out every four minutes.  Is enough being done at a government level to solve this issue?

  6. Video for A new strategy to combat family and sexual violence
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    A new strategy to combat family and sexual violence

    For the first time, chief executives from across the public service will be taking collective steps to end family and sexual violence in New Zealand. 

  7. Video for Miss World NZ comes out about alleged sexual abuse
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    Miss World NZ comes out about alleged sexual abuse

    When the reigning Miss World NZ was rehearsing for the New Zealand title, she was so overwhelmed by the confidence of another contestant talking about her trauma Jessica Tyson decided to come out on set and talk about her alleged sexual abuse as a child.

  8. Video for New doco shares story of domestic violence survivor
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    New doco shares story of domestic violence survivor

    A new documentary, I AM WARU, shares the story of a Gisborne father who survived a childhood surrounded by family violence.

  9. Video for Man Up working with fathers to change families
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    Man Up working with fathers to change families

    Former Mongrel Mob member Toko Koopu says the Man Up programme, which strengthens men to become better fathers, husbands, and leaders in the home and community has not only changed him but given him a chance to improve other's lives.

  10. Video for Business shouldn't fear domestic violence act -Warehouse CEO
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    Business shouldn't fear domestic violence act-Warehouse CEO

    The CEO of New Zealand's largest retail group, The Warehouse, says the new domestic violence act is more cost-effective for businesses in the long run. Pejman Okhovat says employers shouldn't be reluctant to embrace the Domestic Violence Victims Protection Act, which allows victims up to 10 days paid leave.

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