Monthly Archives: November 2013

Proposal for sexual abuse victims approved

Cabinet has approved proposals to make court less traumatic for sexual abuse victims, including a requirement that a victim is warned if their previous sexual history will be raised in a trial. Justice Minister Judith Collins announced this morning that … Continue reading

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Bill enabling secret welfare snoopers criticised

New powers for the Ministry of Social Development which would allow officials to secretly approach beneficiaries’ banks or workplaces if they suspected them of committing welfare fraud have been questioned by women’s groups. As part of reforms to recoup $20 … Continue reading

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Cyber Bullying – Girls Who Bully – Girl Victims of Bullying

Date:         Sun, 27 Oct 2013 17:30:54 +0100 Subject: Cyber Bullying – Girls Who Bully – Girl Victims of Bullying WUNRN – What Is Cyber Bullying & How Can I Protect My Daughter: Girls Who Bully: What, When, … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s national UPR report

[UNCLASSIFIED] Dear stakeholders and members of the public, The New Zealand Government’s national 2nd cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report was approved by Cabinet on 29 October and submitted to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva … Continue reading

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