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Family violence: statistics report Brown, Melanie; Paulin, Judy; Mayhew, Pat; Reilly, James

By: New Zealand. Families Commission | Brown, Melanie.
Contributor(s): Mayhew, Pat | Paulin, Judy | Reilly, James.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Publisher: Wellington Families Commission 2009Description: 288 p. ; 30cm ; computer file : PDF format (1.1MB).ISBN: 9780478328448.ISSN: 1177-3545 (Print) ;; 1178-1289 (Online).Other title: A Families Commission report.Subject(s): DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | STATISTICS | NEW ZEALANDDDC classification: 362.8292 FAM Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Preface 6 1. Introduction 7 2. Executive summary 11 New Zealand Police 12 Ministry of Justice 14 Child, Youth and Family 17 Interpersonal Violence – findings from the New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2006 18 New Zealand Health Information Service 21 Youth2000 Survey 21 National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges 22 Royal New Zealand Plunket Society 24 Age Concern New Zealand 24 3. New Zealand Police 27 Chapter figures and tables 28 1 Introduction 31 2 Family-violence-related recorded offences 32 3 Family-violence-related resolved offences 34 4 Apprehensions for family-violence-related offences 35 5 Information from the family violence database 38 Police appendix of tables 40 4. Ministry of Justice 75 Chapter figures and tables 76 1 Introduction 78 2 Family Court 79 3 Criminal Court 84 Ministry of Justice appendix of tables 87 5. Child, Youth and Family 109 Chapter figures and tables 110 1 Introduction 111 2 Notification and substantiation of child abuse and neglect 111 3 People who abuse or neglect children and young people 116 CYF appendix of tables 118 6. Interpersonal Violence 129 Chapter figures and tables 130 1 Introduction 131 1.1 Family violence and this report 131 1.2 The New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2006 132 1.3 The structure of this report 132 1.4 The methodology of NZCASS 133 1.5 The classification of relationship between victim and offender 134 1.6 Limitations 135 1.7 NZCASS in context 136 2 Victimisation by partners 138 2.1 The incidence and prevalence of offences committed by partners 138 2.2 The concentration of victimisation committed by partners 139 2.3 Lifetime experience of partner violence 140 2.4 The number of people victimised by partners 141 2.5 Who was most at risk of partner violence? 143 2.6 Psychological abuse 144 3 Victimisation by people well known 149 3.1 The incidence and prevalence of offences committed by people well known to the victim 149 3.2 The concentration of victimisation committed by people well known 150 3.3 Who was most at risk of victimisation by people well known? 150 4 Sexual victimisation 152 4.1 The incidence and prevalence of sexual victimisation 152 4.2 The concentration of sexual victimisation 153 4.3 Lifetime experience of sexual victimisation 154 4.4 A comparison with Australia 155 4.5 The number of people sexually victimised 156 4.6 Who was most at risk of sexual victimisation? 157 4.7 Overview 158 5 The nature of interpersonal violence 160 5.1 Number and gender of offenders 160 5.2 Relationship to the offender 161 5.3 Victim and offender ethnicity 163 5.4 The role of alcohol 164 5.5 The role of drugs 166 5.6 The consequences of victimisation 167 5.7 The seriousness of what happened 169 5.8 Was it a 'crime'? 170 5.9 The involvement of agencies 171 5.10 Children in the household 174 5.11 Protection orders 176 6 Overview 177 6.1 Measuring interpersonal violence 177 6.2 Interpersonal violence and family violence 178 6.3 Aligning the current results with other survey estimates 178 6.4 Sexual victimisation 179 6.5 Gender differences 180 6.6 Patterns of risk 181 References 184 Appendix A Measuring victimisation 187 Appendix B The questions in the self-completion components 194 Appendix C Estimates from other surveys 195 Appendix D Supplementary tables 199 Glossary 213 7. Ministry of Health 217 Chapter tables 218 1 Introduction 219 2 People admitted to hospital as a result of assault, abuse or neglect inflicted on them by another family member 219 Health appendix of tables 220 8. Youth2000 and Youth 2007 231 1 Introduction 232 2 Survey findings 232 9. National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges 235 Chapter figures and tables 236 1 Introduction 237 2 Annual trends in the use of services and programmes provided by women's refuges 237 3 Types of services and programmes provided or referred on to by women's refuges 238 4 Demographic characteristics of women and children who used women's refuges 239 5 Types and duration of abuse of women and children who used women's refuges 240 NCIWR appendix of tables 241 10. Royal New Zealand Plunket Society 261 Chapter figures and tables 262 1 Introduction 263 2 Annual referrals to other services 264 3 Demographic characteristics of Plunket clients referred to other services 265 Plunket appendix of tables 265 11. Age Concern New Zealand 271 Chapter tables 272 1 Introduction 273 2 Elder abuse and neglect 273 3 Elder abuse and neglect within families 274 Age Concern appendix of tables 277
Summary: This reference report brings together data from a variety of New Zealand government and non-government agencies that deal directly with the victims and perpetrators of family violence. Topics include: recorded offences and apprehensions for offences that are family-violence-related; substantiated findings of abuse and neglect of children and the elderly; applications for, and breaches of, protection orders; attendance at programmes provided for persons under the Domestic Violence Act 1995; Police attendance at family violence incidents; prosecutions, convictions and imprisonment figures for breaches of protection orders, male assaults female and assault on a child; and information relating to referrals and services provided by some agencies involved in family violence prevention. The report includes findings from two New Zealand surveys: the interpersonal violence results from the New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2006, and some previously published Youth2000/Youth'07 survey findings relating to secondary school students' experience of family violence. Data is provided for 2000-2006 where available, although in some instances data is provided for 2006 only. Where known, limitations of datasets are noted.
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"The Families Commission would like to thank Melanie Brown and Judy Paulin who had the enormous task of compiling the data for this report and who were responsible for the collation of the material...Pat Mayhew and James L Reilly co-authored the New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2006 report on interpersonal violence."--Acknowledgements ISSN 1177-3545 (Print) ISSN 1178-1289 (Online) ISBN 978-0-478-32844-8 (Print) ISBN 978-0-478-32845-5 (Online) Also issued electronically in PDF format via the World Wide Web and on CD-ROM

Preface 6 1. Introduction 7 2. Executive summary 11 New Zealand Police 12 Ministry of Justice 14 Child, Youth and Family 17 Interpersonal Violence – findings from the New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2006 18 New Zealand Health Information Service 21 Youth2000 Survey 21 National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges 22 Royal New Zealand Plunket Society 24 Age Concern New Zealand 24 3. New Zealand Police 27 Chapter figures and tables 28 1 Introduction 31 2 Family-violence-related recorded offences 32 3 Family-violence-related resolved offences 34 4 Apprehensions for family-violence-related offences 35 5 Information from the family violence database 38 Police appendix of tables 40 4. Ministry of Justice 75 Chapter figures and tables 76 1 Introduction 78 2 Family Court 79 3 Criminal Court 84 Ministry of Justice appendix of tables 87 5. Child, Youth and Family 109 Chapter figures and tables 110 1 Introduction 111 2 Notification and substantiation of child abuse and neglect 111 3 People who abuse or neglect children and young people 116 CYF appendix of tables 118 6. Interpersonal Violence 129 Chapter figures and tables 130 1 Introduction 131 1.1 Family violence and this report 131 1.2 The New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2006 132 1.3 The structure of this report 132 1.4 The methodology of NZCASS 133 1.5 The classification of relationship between victim and offender 134 1.6 Limitations 135 1.7 NZCASS in context 136 2 Victimisation by partners 138 2.1 The incidence and prevalence of offences committed by partners 138 2.2 The concentration of victimisation committed by partners 139 2.3 Lifetime experience of partner violence 140 2.4 The number of people victimised by partners 141 2.5 Who was most at risk of partner violence? 143 2.6 Psychological abuse 144 3 Victimisation by people well known 149 3.1 The incidence and prevalence of offences committed by people well known to the victim 149 3.2 The concentration of victimisation committed by people well known 150 3.3 Who was most at risk of victimisation by people well known? 150 4 Sexual victimisation 152 4.1 The incidence and prevalence of sexual victimisation 152 4.2 The concentration of sexual victimisation 153 4.3 Lifetime experience of sexual victimisation 154 4.4 A comparison with Australia 155 4.5 The number of people sexually victimised 156 4.6 Who was most at risk of sexual victimisation? 157 4.7 Overview 158 5 The nature of interpersonal violence 160 5.1 Number and gender of offenders 160 5.2 Relationship to the offender 161 5.3 Victim and offender ethnicity 163 5.4 The role of alcohol 164 5.5 The role of drugs 166 5.6 The consequences of victimisation 167 5.7 The seriousness of what happened 169 5.8 Was it a 'crime'? 170 5.9 The involvement of agencies 171 5.10 Children in the household 174 5.11 Protection orders 176 6 Overview 177 6.1 Measuring interpersonal violence 177 6.2 Interpersonal violence and family violence 178 6.3 Aligning the current results with other survey estimates 178 6.4 Sexual victimisation 179 6.5 Gender differences 180 6.6 Patterns of risk 181 References 184 Appendix A Measuring victimisation 187 Appendix B The questions in the self-completion components 194 Appendix C Estimates from other surveys 195 Appendix D Supplementary tables 199 Glossary 213 7. Ministry of Health 217 Chapter tables 218 1 Introduction 219 2 People admitted to hospital as a result of assault, abuse or neglect inflicted on them by another family member 219 Health appendix of tables 220 8. Youth2000 and Youth 2007 231 1 Introduction 232 2 Survey findings 232 9. National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges 235 Chapter figures and tables 236 1 Introduction 237 2 Annual trends in the use of services and programmes provided by women's refuges 237 3 Types of services and programmes provided or referred on to by women's refuges 238 4 Demographic characteristics of women and children who used women's refuges 239 5 Types and duration of abuse of women and children who used women's refuges 240 NCIWR appendix of tables 241 10. Royal New Zealand Plunket Society 261 Chapter figures and tables 262 1 Introduction 263 2 Annual referrals to other services 264 3 Demographic characteristics of Plunket clients referred to other services 265 Plunket appendix of tables 265 11. Age Concern New Zealand 271 Chapter tables 272 1 Introduction 273 2 Elder abuse and neglect 273 3 Elder abuse and neglect within families 274 Age Concern appendix of tables 277

This reference report brings together data from a variety of New Zealand government and non-government agencies that deal directly with the victims and perpetrators of family violence. Topics include: recorded offences and apprehensions for offences that are family-violence-related; substantiated findings of abuse and neglect of children and the elderly; applications for, and breaches of, protection orders; attendance at programmes provided for persons under the Domestic Violence Act 1995; Police attendance at family violence incidents; prosecutions, convictions and imprisonment figures for breaches of protection orders, male assaults female and assault on a child; and information relating to referrals and services provided by some agencies involved in family violence prevention. The report includes findings from two New Zealand surveys: the interpersonal violence results from the New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2006, and some previously published Youth2000/Youth'07 survey findings relating to secondary school students' experience of family violence. Data is provided for 2000-2006 where available, although in some instances data is provided for 2006 only. Where known, limitations of datasets are noted.

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