Legislative Change ‘Fundamental’ To Halting Gender Violence, Lawmakers Tell UN Event

Press Release by United Nations at 10:11AM, 06 Mar 2013 ———————————————– The importance of strong laws against sexual, domestic and other gender violence was highlighted today as members of parliaments from around the world gathered on the sidelines of the annual session of the United Nations women’s commission on its second day. “Legislative change is fundamental to halting the violence …

Kiwis present at largest UN forum on ending violence against women and children

“Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls” is the priority theme of the event, and it’s 10 years since a session of the Commission on the Status of Women has focused on this.    Te Ohaakii a Hine National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together (TOAHNNEST) Tauiwi Caucus is pleased that New Zealand has joined a …