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National strategy to eliminate family violence and sexual violence

Today marks the launch of Te Aorerekura – the National Strategy and Action Plan for the Elimination of Family Violence and Sexual Violence. The strategy was launched by The Honorable Marama Davidson – Green Party Co-leader and Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence and Sexual Violence, together with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and the … Continue reading National strategy to eliminate family violence and sexual violence

Justice of the Peace at GMA

We now have a Justice of the Peace service available at Gender Minorities Aotearoa, specifically for supporting transgender people to change their identity documents. The role of a Justice of the Peace is to: Witness signatures on documents Certify copies of documents (including email attachments and phone messages) Take oaths, declarations, affidavits, or affirmations Confirm … Continue reading Justice of the Peace at GMA

Work with us – seeking rainbow violence prevention network coordinator

Are you passionate about LGBTQIA+ communities and violence prevention? Do you have lived experience or skills that you’d like to contribute to our communities? The Rainbow Violence Prevention Network is in search of a Coordinator to support us to collectively identify and work towards strategies for violence prevention in rainbow, transgender, and intersex communities across … Continue reading Work with us – seeking rainbow violence prevention network coordinator

Depo-testosterone unavailable

Depo-testosterone (testosterone cipionate) unavailable until September 2022 Due to Covid-19 disruptions, Pfizer, the company that makes the Depo-Testosterone injection, will be unable to supply Depo-Testosterone to New Zealand from late October 2021 until September 2022. This means that Depo-Testosterone will be unavailable in New Zealand during this time.  Alternatives There are alternatives to the Depo-Testosterone … Continue reading Depo-testosterone unavailable

First submissions promising

Written submissions are now being processed on the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill, and the Inquiry into Supplementary Order Paper 59 on the Births Deaths Marriage Relationships Registration Bill (“BDMRR”). Oral submissions are also being heard on both Bills, by the Justice Committee, and the Governance and Administration Committee, respectively. Our main work on these … Continue reading First submissions promising