Sexual abuse: Push for change in sex trials By Simon Collins

Raped and abused women should not be ‘revictimised’ by cross-examination in court, Auckland seminar told. Justice Minister Judith Collins. Photo / NZPA Sexual violence survivors are launching a push for alternatives to jury trials in a bid to avoid retraumatising victims. Speakers at a seminar in Auckland yesterday said fundamental changes were needed so raped and abused women were not …

PROPOSED new law restricts suspected child abusers

Suspected child abusers could be banned from being around children for up to 10 years without being convicted of a crime under a proposed new law to be announced today. Social Development Minister Paula Bennett says the restrictions could see up to 80 people a year slapped with orders preventing them from working, living and socialising with children, with penalties …

Privacy & Safety on Facebook – A Guide For Survivors Of Abuse

The American National Network to End Domestic Violence and Facebook have teamed up to offer tips for survivors of abuse, so that you can still use Facebook but maintain safety and control over your information Click on link below to download or view PDF     Privacy and safety on facebook