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Investing in tackling domestic and sexual violence in Aotearoa: May 20, 2019

Investing in tackling domestic and sexual violence in Aotearoa: May 20, 2019

Investing in tackling domestic and sexual violence in Aotearoa: May 20, 2019 Investing in tackling domestic and sexual violence in Aotearoa: May 20, 2019, 18.36 MB
Monday, May 20, 2019

The government has announced a $320 million funding boost for sexual and family violence support services in what is the biggest funding announcement of its kind. Around one million New Zealanders experience sexual or family violence each year and Jacinda Ardern has made it a priority of the so called ‘wellbeing budget’.

Lachlan spoke with head of the Women’s Refuge Dr Ang Jury about the announcement, finding out about its effects on both her organisation and violence rates in general.