Taking action to overcome violence : one-day conference report & proceedings held in Auckland, 25 November 2006 Pacific Women's Watch (NZ) Inc
Contributor(s): Pacific Women's Watch (NZ) Inc.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Pacific Women's Watch (NZ), 2006Description: 54 pages ; 30 cm.ISBN: AFVC.Subject(s): Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Violence against Women (CEDAW) | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTERVENTION | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | MIGRANTS | POVERTY | PREVALENCE | PREVENTION | REFUGEES | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | NEW ZEALANDDDC classification: 362.8292 TAK
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Luamanuvao Winnie Laban, Associate Minister of Pacific Island Affairs and Social Development Creating policy to overcome violence
Joy Liddicoat, Human Rights Commissioner Relationship between international obligations and social policy
Peter Boshier, Principal Family Court Judge The Domestic Violence Act 1995 - Are women still the victims?
Heather Henare, National Manager, National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges Supporting victims - The critical need
Janet Fanslow, PhD, School of Population Health, University of Auckland Assessing prevalence, developing prevention strategies
Associate Professor Mike O'Brien, Child Poverty Action Group Poverty and violence
Gary Poole, CEO, Refugees as Survivors (RAS), Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre What are the roots of cultural violence against refugees and migrant women and children in New Zealand?
Senior Sergeant Alan Rowland,Youth Services Coordinator, Auckland City, New Zealand Police Violence against women and children
An event to honour the United Nations Secretary-General's special study on violence against women provided the opportunity to engage with an audience in Auckland to take forward a study of international significance that was very relevant to the local community. The direct link to the work of the United Nations was made real for the 120 women and men of many cultures who attended.
The aim was to hold a conferenve that could be used as a model for use nationally and regionally based onthe one-day conference held last March by the New York NGO Committee on the Stautus of Women for participants at the 2005 session of the Commission of the Status of Women. The objective was to offer an event that could be replicated easily in any place on a subject that is a critical issue in every country without exception. (From the Foreword). The longer printed papers are detailed above. Record #6105