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    New law change for domestic violence survivors

    Victims will be able to get support from their employers without worrying about losing their jobs. It comes after research has shown NZ to have the highest rate of violence towards women in the developed world.

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    More support needed for victims of violent crime

    The victims of violent and heinous crimes have responded in the latest government survey on the criminal justice system, most of whom have said more often than not, the justice system is failing to provide sufficient support for them and their families.  

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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?

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    Family Violence Bills pass third reading

    The Family Violence Bill and the Family Violence (Amendments) Bill have both passed their third readings in Parliament and will become law.

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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. 

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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.

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    First ever violence prevention programme for young Pasifika

    Aotearoa's first national violence prevention programme specifically for young Pasifika people has been launched.

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    "Safe to talk will support anyone affected by sexual harm"-Minister

    A new helpline is now available for victims of sexual harm.  "Safe to talk - He pai ki te kōrero" provides nationwide 24/7 access to free confidential information and support to people affected by sexual harm in any way.

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    Teachers and dealing with physical violence at schools

    Another video showing intense violence and bullying at Kia Aroha school in Auckland has surfaced. The question is, should teachers have more scope to intervene when there is physical violence in a school.

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