Government’s new joint venture to address family and sexual violence

Government’s new joint venture to address family and sexual violence

Government has announced a new joint venture to resolve family and sexual violence, which brings together chief executives from 10 Government departments, informed by a Māori advisory group and "other stakeholders" to develop and implement a plan, and report on progress to a Parliamentary select committee. Shine’s Jane Drumm welcomed the new joint venture approach.

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“"When I got to the Shine refuge with my boys, I felt an enormous weight lift off me. I realised how much anxiety and fear I had been carrying around for so long. Shine helped me get a Protection Order and Parenting Order against S. Within days, I began sleeping and eating normally again." ”