Silent Injustice: Women's Experiences of the Family Court
Tue 30 Oct 2012
Researchers from the University of Auckland Nicola Gavey, Vivienne Elizabeth and Julia Tolmie spoke at a seminar on women's experiences of the ...
Researchers from the University of Auckland Nicola Gavey, Vivienne Elizabeth and Julia Tolmie spoke at a seminar on women's experiences of the Family Court on 7 September 2012. The seminar was organised by Women's Health Action and the Auckland Women's Centre. Family Lawyer Catriona MacLennan writes about the seminar in LawNews here.
Dr Elizabeth has recorded a podcast of an article published in Violence Against Women in April 2012, The Gendered Dynamics of Power in Disputes Over the Postseparation Care of Children. Access the podcast here. Read the abstract of the article here.
Published articles from the research study are listed below. The researchers' submission on the Family Court Review is also available.
Elizabeth, V., Tolmie, J., Gavey, N. (2013). ‘I could only work every second Sunday’: The role of separated fathers in the labour market participation of separated mothers when they’re in dispute over care and contact arrangements. Women’s Studies Journal, 27(2), December: 2-13.
Tolmie, J., Elizabeth, V., & Gavey, N. (2010). Is 50:50 shared care a desirable norm following family separation? Raising questions about current family law practices in New Zealand. New Zealand Universities Law Review, 24(1), 136-166.
The researchers' Submission in response to the review of the Family Court (March 2012) is available here.