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It’s not OK

The Campaign for Action on Family Violence  has information about family violence, what it is, where to get help and how you can help if you know someone affected by family violence.

Children are affected by family violence whether they see it, hear it or just know about it. If you are concerned about a child you know, we encourage you to take action.

It is friends and whanau that people living with violence turn to first. Don’t be a cardboard cut-out, find out what you can do to help – not just in a crisis but in everyday situatio ns.

Sports clubs, employers, local councils, iwi and social service organisations all over New Zealand are getting involved in the Campaign and helping to change the way people think and act about all forms of family violence.

Find out more at the Family Violence: It’s Not OK website.

White Ribbon Day

25 November 2012

White Ribbon offers men the opportunity to be part of the solution to end violence against women. Violence is endemic within New Zealand. One in three women are victims of violence from a partner, while on average fourteen women are killed each year by a member of their own family.

White Ribbon is a campaign led by men who condemn violence against women and take action. We are part of a global campaign committed to ending violence against women. You can help effect change by supporting White Ribbon. Wearing a white ribbon is a personal pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women. In 2012 we will continue to showcase men who do not use violence in their lives and begin to explain how violence is not just physical in nature.

Read more about White Ribbon Day at the White Ribbon Day website.