"Is your first instinct to say, “Oh wait, I can’t do that, he’ll just text me 100 times and I won’t be able to focus on anything.” Or, “Oh wait, I can’t do that, he’ll be so hurt/sad, I’ll have to cut the evening short and go take care of him.” Those “Oh, I can’t, it’s not worth the trouble” reactions in yourself are giant red flags to watch for, because it means he’s trained you to anticipate...
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Is your first instinct to say Oh wait I cant do that

#954: “I know that ‘a girlfriend is not a pacifier’ but I’m worried that I’m becoming a pacifier for my partner.”

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Jennette Wright
Nicola Pickles
Thanks to the Second Treasures Shop and Helen Clark for choosing to support Women's Refuge. We're stoked to receive the proceeds for the sale of this painting; Helen Clark has always assiduously advocated for women's rights and equality, and the proceeds of this auction will go a long way to helping us to continue to support the 40,000 women and children who need our help every year.
Thanks to the Second Treasures Shop and Helen Clark for choosing to

Discarded portrait of former prime minister Helen Clark fetches $1840 for charity

stuff.co.nz
Natalie Dixon
Helen Clark
Marg Browne
Person A: “What do you mean you don’t want a bone? You were just acting like a dog.”

Person B: “We were playing charades, and I am not a literal dog. Also, why are you carrying around loose meat bones?”
Person A: “What do you mean you don’t want a bone You were just acting like a dog”

10 Things That Are Not Consent, Because Apparently We're Still Unclear About It

bustle.com
Angela Róśe
Emma Bickley
<3 Nayyirah Waheed, and <3 this poem especially
3 Nayyirah Waheed and 3 this poem especially
Denise Sowter
Rhona Vickoce
Ulrike Uslar
What have you done to practice self care today?
What have you done to practice self care today
Selena Singh
Miranda Jensen
Selena Singh
Yes! We need a change in the way sexual violence is treated by the courts, and lawyers must take responsibility for their part.
Yes We need a change in the way sexual violence is treated

Lawyers must stop 'peddling myths' in rape trials

stuff.co.nz
Sarah Thomson Chinnery
Gayle Audrey Williams
Lucy Holloway
"People often imagine a meek woman, an empty-headed woman, a deprived woman. But there is no such type."

Domestic violence affects people from all walks of life. That's why it's so important for workplaces to have comprehensive policies to deal with it.
People often imagine a meek woman an emptyheaded woman a deprived woman

I was a corporate high-flyer. My husband abused me for 10 years

stuff.co.nz
Helen Baker
2 Sheets 2400 x 1200 x 7mm plywood with a portrait of our first ever elected Female Prime Minister, Helen Clark.
Women's Refuge New Zealand 04/07/2017

2.4 Metre Helen Clark Portrait $1.00 RESERVE

trademe.co.nz
Jacqui Sabin
Melanie Ryan
Yvonne Walker
Are you an admin star? Come work for us at our National Office!

Click the link for more information, a full job description and application forms.
Are you an admin star Come work for us at our National Office

Work for us

womensrefuge.org.nz
Justine O'Connor
Kelly Cairns
Wow!!! The numbers are in, and NZ Sculpture OnShore 2016 raised an incredible $135k for us! What an amazing result!
Wow The numbers are in and NZ Sculpture OnShore 2016 raised an
"Until last year, I was trapped in a prison, the nine-year-old boy who was beaten by his father."

Really inspiring to see someone high profile open up about these issues, and the impact they have on our tamariki
Until last year I was trapped in a prison the nineyearold boy

Norm Hewitt opens up on suicide and domestic violence - Sport - NZ Herald News

nzherald.co.nz
Maria MacDonald
Naomi Senior
Raewyn Owen
Emiloly Ramsay
David Grice
Anna Crusis NZ
Helen Hay
Therese Symons
Ulrike Uslar
Liz Odell
Jane Muir
Submissions for the Domestic Violence Victim's Protection bill are now open to the public until April 28th. Please add your voice, and share this to increase awareness.

Anyone can make a submission, but in particular it would be helpful for the government to see survivors of domestic violence sharing their stories of how this bill would have helped them.

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Submissions for the Domestic Violence Victims Protection bill are now open to

Make a submission

parliament.nz
Kahira Rata Olley
Rachael Liberty Brooks
Careen'd Caravel
"It's not just rapists that do damage. It's words and attitudes, too. Little comments. Little interactions."

Love this!
Its not just rapists that do damage Its words and attitudes too

The Pencilsword: No 'I' in sex

thewireless.co.nz
Angela Bridger
Jess Smith
Fibi Drew-Smith
“What happened, happened. I made a mistake, a serious one, but mistakes happens in life - I’m not a bad guy.”

Gee I wonder what it takes to be 'bad' in this guy's world >:(
What happened happened I made a mistake a serious one but mistakes

Footballer who had pregnant girlfriend fed to dogs: Get over my ‘one mistake’

independent.co.uk
Pam Curry
George Burke
Lisa Crawford
Our regular newsletter, Manu Korero/Sistah Speak is out now! Read to find out what we've up to
Our regular newsletter Manu KoreroSistah Speak is out now Read to find

Manu Korero / Sistah Speak Newsletter, March 2017

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