Today marks White Ribbon day and advocates for preventing violence against women arrived at Parliament to mark the occasion by gifting survivor stories to the Minister for Family Violence and sexua
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White Ribbon Ride shines light on domestic violence
Domestic violence is an ongoing issue and statistics show that New Zealand has the highest rate of reported violence against women.
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?
Green Party MP Marama Davidson says Prime Minister should step down from white ribbon
Green Party MP Marama Davidson says John Key should step down as an ambassador of the White Ribbon anti-violence campaign for his role in a rape joke during a radio broadcast.
Pāora Winitana makes a stand against domestic violence
Pāora Winitana is known for his skill on the basketball court but he says his greatest work is in the home as a father and a husband.
Family Works launches White Ribbon Day campaign
It is White Ribbon Day and almost 14 women and another eight children on average die each year in New Zealand at the hands of a family member.
Victim of abuse set to run 250km to raise awareness with help of police
Kahira Rata-Olley wants to speak out and raise awareness around domestic and sexual abuse. The Rotorua mother was a victim of abuse for over 15 years and has chosen to embark on a gruelling 250km run from her home town to Napier over four days.
White ribbons fly across Whangārei
People took to the streets of Whangārei to protest against family violence. This follows the death of Patricia Ann McGrath 10 days ago, who was killed by a former partner. She and others who've died by the violent acts of others, were remembered yesterday by the many who marched in protest. Over 1000 people turned up at this park in Whangārei, to voice their concerns and take a stand against violence towards women.
Grieving family speaks out on domestic violence
Hundreds gathered at Korokota Marae in Tītoki to farewell Patricia Ann McGrath, also known as 'Woowoo'. She died in hospital after an alleged domestic assault by her partner. Not wanting her death to be in vain the family has untied to speak out against domestic violence.