Country New Zealand
Year 2009
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Prevention > Community mobilization, Education > Non-formal education, Prevention > Working with men and boys, Perpetrators Programme
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Network of Stopping Violence Services is a network of community organisations throughout New Zealand. Member agencies provide a wide range of services including:

  • stopping violence programmes for men;
  • support and education programmes for women affected by violence;
  • treatment programmes for men who sexually offend;
  • advocacy and support for victims of domestic violence;
  • programmes for children and young people affected by violence;
  • programmes for young people addressing abusive or violent behaviour;
  • training for organisations and individuals on domestic violence dynamics and prevention.

More information on the National Network of Stopping Violence Services can be obtained at the following link:

Source of Information

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