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CYF bill needs to go back to the drawing board

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, children, CYF, domestic violence, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, Legislation, Maori, Opposition News, Oranga Tamariki, Politics, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, The Issues  /  Comments Off on CYF bill needs to go back to the drawing board

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: CYF bill needs to go back to the drawing board It’s becoming increasingly clear that the Government needs to go back to the drawing board on the Child Youth and Family (Oranga Tamariki) Bill. Māori have been leading the charge on raising questions on what […]

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Let’s be Bold on International Women’s Day

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, domestic violence, equal pay, Green Party, Human Rights, International Women's Day, Opposition News, Politics, sexual violence, Society & Culture, The Issues, Women  /  Comments Off on Let’s be Bold on International Women’s Day

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Let’s be Bold on International Women’s Day Let’s make sure we properly resource sexual violence prevention work. Currently, about 1.5% of government funding for sexual violence goes to prevention. ACC has been given the lead role on education in schools. So far they’ve rolled out […]

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Improve workplaces, and address domestic violence

Published By   /  December 6, 2016  /  24/7 News, domestic violence, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, workplace protections  /  Comments Off on Improve workplaces, and address domestic violence

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Improve workplaces, and address domestic violence Last week the Productivity Commission put out a report about how to grow “weak labour productivity”. These views are being criticised as being straight out of the 1980s. What is a real problem is that we have a problem […]

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Domestic Violence – some advice for the media

Published By   /  October 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, domestic violence, family violence, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, intimate partner violence, Justice & Democracy, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Domestic Violence – some advice for the media

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Domestic Violence – some advice for the media For the purpose of this piece, I’m going to use Domestic Violence (DV) as a proxy for intimate partner violence. DV is not isolated to physical abuse in a relationship between people with the same power. DV is […]

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The Government’s Domestic Violence plan (Part One)

Published By   /  October 4, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, domestic violence, Elimination of violence against women, family violence, Green Paper for Vulnerable Children, Green Party, Health & Wellbeing, Opposition News, Politics, Women's Refuge  /  Comments Off on The Government’s Domestic Violence plan (Part One)

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Government’s Domestic Violence plan (Part One) I want to acknowledge that I respect Minister of Justice Amy Adams and I think she genuinely wants to improve outcomes for victims of domestic violence with recently announced reforms. I also want to be clear though that […]

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