Family and Sexual Violence Work Programme update - MAT, September 2018

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The September email update from the Government’s cross-agency family violence and sexual violence work programme provided an update on a number of work areas.

You can sign up to receive the full updates direct to your inbox by emailing the Multi-Agency Team on Family and Sexual Violence: familyandsexualviolence@justice.govt.nz.

The full updates are posted on the Ministry of Justice website. 

Below are brief highlights from the September email update:

  • Update from Jan Logie Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Domestic and Sexual Violence) including comments about the concluding observations from the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) 
  • Amendments to Family Violence Bill
  • E Tū Whānau resources
  • Pilot of court support for survivors of sexual violence
  • Submissions on Family Court reforms open until 9 November 2018
  • Update on development of Ministry of Social Development Family Violence Funding Plan
  • ACC helps to extend Gandhi Nivas family violence services.

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