Awareness-raising/media campaigns are difficult to evaluate and there is no clear evidence that, in isolation, they prevent violence. There is some evidence that domestic violence campaigns targeting perpetrators can be effective, particularly when they focus on motivators such as the impact on children. There is also evidence that campaigns targeting discrete communities, suchContinue Reading Men who are violent towards women tend to hate themselves. They hate that they feel vulnerable, and most of all, they hate feeling ashamed. Men’s feelings of vulnerability and shame, in conjunction with feelings of strength and protection, when not adequately integrated (i.e. the idea that one can be both vulnerable and strongContinue Reading Churches across Fiji will observe Break the Silence Sunday this weekend, in what is described as “their most visible effort to halt the epidemic of violence against women in Pacific Island nations.” Research conducted by the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre suggests that 64 per cent of Fijian women aged between 15Continue Reading Police attended 105,000 family violence incidents last year. On average, they take a call for help every five minutes – about 279 each day. Domestic violence is estimated to cost the country between $4.1 billion and $7b each year. Logie’s bill has the backing of unions, with Council ofContinue Reading

Champion @VicTamati speaking to staff at ACC in Wellington this afternoon, telling a story of violence & hope for change #safemansafefamily — It’sNotOK (@ItsNotOK_NZ) September 22, 2016