Just a few of the books, reports and DVDs recently added to the NZFVC Information Collection. Click on the titles to find more information about these items, and to request items. Use the access links to go to items available on the internet.
Case studies of community initiatives addressing family violence in refugee and migrant communities: final report
by Levine, Marlene ; Benkert, Nicole . - Wellington, N.Z.: Ministry of Social Development; Ministry of Women's Affairs, 2011. Accesss Website
Family violence indicators
Wellington, N.Z. [Taskforce for Action on Violence within Families  Click here to access online
The girls' project: girl fighting: an investigation of young women's violent and anti-social behviour
by Swift, Donna. - Nelson, N.Z. : Stopping Violence Services Nelson. 2011. Copies available for loan
Purple dandelion : a Muslim woman's struggle against violence and oppression by Sultana, Farida ; Nair, Shila . -- Auckland, N.Z. : Exisle, 2011.
Copies available for loan
Talking about family violence [videorecording]: stories of positive change: how protection orders work (DVD)
[Wellington, N.Z.] Family & Community Services Ministry of Justice New Zealand Police Immigration New Zealand 
Copies available for loan
More new resources...
|In the news
The Green Paper for Vulnerable Children, Every child thrives, belongs, achieves was launched in July. This Green Paper has been developed to start a national conversation on how we value, nurture and protect children. The Green Paper for Vulnerable Children is a discussion document. It is open for submissions until 28 February 2012. Read more...
Rugby World Cup sees the launch of an ethical bystander initiative. Sex attacks are expected to increase during the Rugby World Cup - and bystanders are being urged to intervene to stop them. Agencies including police, the Wellington Sexual Abuse Network and Regional Public Health have banded together for the Who are You? initiative, which aims to raise public awareness of how sexual assaults can be prevented.
An educational video has been produced for use in schools and hospitality training institutes, with talks planned at schools to encourage young women to appoint a "guardian angel", like a designated driver, to stay sober and look out for the group's safety. Go to the website to see the video.
Jigsaw National Conference
Wellington - 2-3 Nov 2011
''whānau ora through children's eyes'
Organised by Jigsaw
Registration required, fees apply
New Zealand - 25 Nov 2011
Please keep us posted about events in your region.