Category: Domestic violence

“Australia, stop your assumptions – violence is not part of Pacific culture”, says Le’au Asenati.

By Le’aufa’amulia Asenati Lole-Taylor Our cultures, our beliefs, our values, our ways of thinking and behaving – are central to understanding violent behaviour in Australia’s multicultural society. Our support agencies working to prevent domestic...

Pacific Parliamentarians adopt the Pipitea Declaration on human rights

On the week that Wellington celebrated 150 years as the capital of New Zealand, Commonwealth parliamentarians from the Pacific region adopted the Pipitea Declaration to protect and promote human rights at a seminar in Wellington. On...

POLICE FAILURE: Pacific community urged not to shy from seeking justice after Police failure reported

“The failure of Police to take sufficient steps to determine whether any further enquiry was needed resulted in the woman’s complaint being mishandled and undermined some opportunity for further investigation of her complaint at the time. It also impacted on the provision of appropriate support services to the woman.” Judge Sir David Carruthers.