Country New Zealand
Year 2009
Type of Measure Budgets > Government allocation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Ministry of Social Development funds approximately eighty non-government organizations across New Zealand to provide education, life skills, parenting and relationship skills to women who have experienced violence. These services were developed based on the needs of the community and are tailored to each family's needs. All services are available in English, but many are also provided in Māori and some in Pacific or other languages.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of New Zealand to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2009