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Update from the White Ribbon Trust: 11th February 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, violence, families, women

Dear White Ribbon Supporter

Thank you for all that you've done so far to help end men's violence towards women. We had a successful 2018 campaign and this year we will continue to promote actions that prevent violence and support respectful relationships.

We would like your help to evaluate the 2018 campaign via Survey Monkey. To thank you for supporting this work, two respondents will win a Countdown Supermarket Voucher worth $100. 

Take the survey about the 2018 White Ribbon Campaign.

Rob McCann
White Ribbon Manager


A survey has been launched for survivors of crime as part of the Government's Hāpaitia te Oranga Tangata – Safe and Effective Justice programme.

The Ministry of Justice has released handouts that provide translations of terms related to family violence in 13 different languages.

White Ribbon has released videos in 9 different languages to promote communities taking action to prevent violence.

The Independent Panel reviewing the 2014 Family Court reforms is running a second round of consultation. This consultation invites feedback on the Panel's suggested changes to the family justice system.

R Kelly was recently made the subject of a six-part documentary series accusing the singer of sexual abuse and misconduct towards young women. White Ribbon believes New Zealanders can send a message that we do not condone the terrible behaviour of R Kelly by NOT purchasing tickets to his show.

NZ Cricket have drawn attention to their silence about Black Cap Scott Kuggeleijn, who was found not guilty of rape following a jury trial in 2017. This is an issue NZ Cricket and NZ need to talk about. Silence is not the answer.

Read news reports on NZ Cricket's silence about Black Cap Scott Kuggeleijn:

Resources from the White Ribbon Campaign

White RibbonThank you - this campaign would not be possible without your support.

This newsletter is produced by White Ribbon New Zealand.

White Ribbon celebrates the many men willing to show leadership and commitment to promoting safe, healthy relationships within families and encourages men to challenge each other on attitudes and behaviour that are abusive.

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