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About Womens Refuge

We are a women’s organisation for women and their children, here to help prevent and stop family violence in New Zealand.

The Warehouse Group and Women’s Refuge step up their efforts to prevent family violence

By |May 31st, 2017|

Media release: 30 May 2017

 The Warehouse Group has today announced two new layers to further strengthen its family violence initiative which aims to tackle the issue in partnership with Women’s Refuge.

The Warehouse Group’s “Family violence, it’s not OK” is a pioneering initiative introduced in 2015 and built upon regularly.  From this month, The Warehouse […]

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Women’s Refuge pleased with announcement on ICLD collection

By |May 31st, 2017|

Media Release
24th May 2017

 

Women’s Refuge welcomes the Government’s announcement of a new project that will see the Privacy Commissioner, the Government Chief Information Officer and the NGO sector working together to ensure that the new system for collecting and storing Individual Client Level data is secure and robust.

“It is pleasing to see the Minister and […]

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Women’s Refuge Launches Campaign for More Child Advocates

By |February 20th, 2017|

Media Release 21st February 2017

The prevalence of violence in families in New Zealand is significant, with over 40,000 women and children referred to Women’s Refuge last year; just under half of those were for children.  Today Women’s Refuge launches a campaign to ensure that kids in Aotearoa can lead lives free from violence. Kids In […]

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