Violence against children


Campaign for Action on Family Violence

This strategic document outlines the purpose and new direction of the Campaign for Action on Family Violence. It includes the new five-year strategy for the 'It’s not OK' campaign, as well as an outline, supporting rationale and proposed approach for a new campaign directed at...

Pathways for change 2019-2023

This report presents a framework designed to help reduce family violence within the New Zealand Pasefika community.

E Tū Whānau mahere rautaki

This Mahere Rautaki (Framework for Change) outlines the overarching E Tū Whānau priorities for the next five years. It brings together the voices, aspirations and expertise and it builds on the many learnings from the past 10 years.

Inquiry into domestic violence with particular regard to violence against women and their children

This report presents the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee's views on Australia’s efforts to reduce domestic and family violence under the national plan, and proposes some questions for consideration in drafting the next iteration of the plan.

Implementation and emerging outcomes evaluation of the Place-Based Initiatives

The purpose of the Place-Based Initiatives (PBI) model is to improve outcomes for at-risk children and their whānau by shifting collective decision-making and discretion to the local level. In 2016, Cabinet selected three PBI sites: Manaaki Tairāwhiti, South Auckland Social Wellbeing Board, and Kāinga Ora...

A new era for girls: taking stock of 25 years of progress

In 1995, the global community adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action with the vision of improving the rights of women and girls. The analysis presented in this report demonstrates that while girls' lives are better today than they were 25 years ago, the...

What works to prevent sexual violence against children

Together for Girls, in partnership with The Equality Institute and the Oak Foundation, undertook a systematic review of proven solutions and best practices to prevent and respond to sexual violence against children and youth (SVAC).

Wāhine Māori: keeping safe in unsafe relationships

The primary objective of this research was to understand better the realities of wāhine (women) Māori living with partner violence, from their perspective. More specifically, the authors wanted to know how they kept safe and protect their tamariki (Maori children) when living in unsafe relationships...

Ending violence against women and girls: evaluating a decade of Australia’s development assistance

This evaluation finds that Australia has provided strong and sustained leadership on ending violence against women and girls (EVAWG), and has been a leading program donor. Overall, the approaches used have aligned with best practice and made a significant contribution to EVAWG in the Indo-Pacific.
Briefing paper

Historical trauma and whānau violence

This discussion explores historical trauma and the impact of whānau violence on Māori. In this paper, when the authors speak of whānau violence, they are speaking to both the violence perpetrated by colonisation and the State upon whānau, and the violence that occurs within and...