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A Bill to improve the court system’s response to sexual violence has passed its first reading in Parliament today.

A new report by the Ministry of Justice provides an important baseline for measuring the Government’s work to address and end sexual violence in New Zealand.

Ministerial Diary September 2019

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Ministerial Diary August 2019

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Ministerial Diary - July 2019

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The Government will introduce law changes later this year to ensure that the justice system, in prosecuting sexual violence cases, does no more harm to victims and survivors.

Ministerial Diary June 2019

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New family violence laws will increase the safety of victims and their families, create effective interventions for people who use violence, and ensure every branch of the justice system is responding in a joined-up, appropriate way to the problem of family violence.

From 1 July, family violence agencies and social services practitioners will be able to share information to better respond to family violence.

Ministerial Diary May 2019

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The Wellbeing Budget will continue the Government’s drive to make New Zealand into the best place in the world to be a child, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.

Ministerial Diary October 2017 to December 2018

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Breaking the cycle of family and sexual violence and better supporting survivors is a major feature of the Wellbeing Budget, with the Government delivering the largest ever investment in family and sexual violence and support services.

Ministerial Diary - April 2019

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Ministerial Diary March 2019

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Speech to the Auckland Branch of the NZ Law Society, 25 March 2019

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Hon Iain Lees-Galloway, and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Jan Logie MP, met with business leaders today to talk about the importance of workplace responses to family violence ahead of the Domestic Violence Victims’ Protection Act taking effect on 1 April.

Speech to Hāpaitia te Oranga Tangata: Safe and Effective Justice Victim's Workshop, Wellington.

Ministerial Diary February 2019

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Ministerial Diary January 2019

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The Ministry of Justice has released a summary of feedback on draft guidance for information sharing under new family violence legislation.

The Māori advisory group to the Government’s joint venture on family violence and sexual violence began their work today at their first meeting in Wellington.

Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice (Domestic and Sexual Violence Issues) Jan Logie today launched a new website to provide information about justice processes to survivors of sexual violence and their advocates.