Cabinet papers released on new joint venture approach to addressing family and sexual violence

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The government has released Cabinet papers and related documentation providing background information on the new "joint venture" approach to addressing family and sexual violence.

The Cabinet papers are 'Breaking the inter-generational cycle of family violence and sexual violence' and 'Leadership of Government’s collective efforts to reduce family violence and sexual violence.' These and related documents (in the Appendices) provide background and outline the government's thinking on addressing and coordinating family and sexual violence nationally. They include:

  • The development of a national action plan and strategy
  • The dedicated agent to coordinate family and sexual violence work, including a table summarising previous coordination efforts and the joint venture model
  • Advisory groups

For more information about the joint venture, see our previous story New government "joint venture" approach to addressing family and sexual violence. See the Ministry of Justice website for more information about the family violence & sexual violence work programme.