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Womens Refuge prepares for increase in need over the holidays

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Media release 13th December 2023 Womens Refuge prepares for increase in need over the holidays While it is a time of joy for many, Women’s Refuges across the country are…

Contact marks 50 years of Women’s Refuge by bolstering support for those experiencing family violence

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Media Release 30th November 2023 Contact marks 50 years of Women’s Refuge by bolstering support for those experiencing family violence Contact Energy (Contact) has bolstered its support of Women’s Refuge,…

‘If we are not going to advocate for tamariki, who will?’

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1st November 2023 ‘If we are not going to advocate for tamariki, who will?’ Link to news article: ‘If we are not going to advocate for tamariki, who will?’ |…

Family Violence – Silence is not an option

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Media Release 6th October 2023 Family Violence - Silence is not an option On October 14th the general election will take place and Women’s Refuge is dismayed by the virtual…

Silence not a political option when it comes to family violence

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Silence not a political option when it comes to family violence Ang Jury September 11, 2023 Dr Ang Jury ONZM is chief executive of Women’s Refuge. OPINION: We have a…

Auckland CBD shooter’s history of domestic violence major red flag says Women’s Refuge

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Media Release 21 July 2023 Auckland CBD shooter’s history of domestic violence major red flag says Women’s Refuge In the aftermath of the tragedy that occurred in Auckland yesterday, it…

At 17,680 nights, this July is a little longer than most

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Media Release 3 July 2023 At 17,680 nights, this July is a little longer than most For Women’s Refuge, July has 17,680 days - the number of collective Safe Nights…

Women’s Refuge Pleased Government’s 2023 Budget Continues Investment of Family Violence Initiatives

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Media Release 13 May 2023 Women’s Refuge Pleased Government’s 2023 Budget Continues Investment of Family Violence Initiatives With the release of the 2023 budget, Women’s Refuge is both pleased and…

Women’s Refuge applauds ruling giving victim of revenge porn support from ACC

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Media Release 3 May 2023 Women’s Refuge applauds ruling giving victim of revenge porn support from ACC Women’s Refuge applauds today’s court ruling which gives ACC-funded support to a woman…

Women’s Refuge Backs Latest Research from University of Auckland Linking Intimate Partner Violence to Long-term Mental and Physical Health Outcomes

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Media Release 4 March 2023 Women’s Refuge backs latest research from University of Auckland linking intimate partner violence to long-term mental and physical health outcomes Women’s Refuge wholeheartedly supports the…

Women’s Refuge Working to Ensure Safety of Clients While Preparing for Increase in Need

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Media Release 20 February 2023 Women's Refuge Working to Ensure Safety of Clients While Preparing for Increase in Need As many communities are coming to terms with the impacts of…

Goverment Launches Te Aorerekura National Strategy for Eliminating Family Violence and Sexual Violence

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Media Release 7 December 2021 Goverment Launches Te Aorerekura National Strategy for Eliminating Family Violence and Sexual Violence Today sees the launch of Te Aorerekura, a national strategy aiming to…