Some thoughts on what we need from our social services sector, the limitations imposed upon it and how using evidence and improving numeracy can help.
New Zealand is a special place where people of all walks of life generally feel welcomed and accepted. But, despite this, our nation stands out for its high level of violence, and sadly this is reflected in both our family violence statistics and the incidence of child abuse and neglect. Continue reading
The reported abusive behaviour of members of the Chiefs rugby team towards the lone woman who they invited to their year-end party as an entertainer, and the knee-jerk follow up reaction by New Zealand Rugby, highlights the importance of the “It’s Not OK!” and other campaigns against harm in families. Continue reading