EthnicA Wellington

 

New ideas and action on ethnic diversity

Join us for an inspiring day of inspiring speakers and robust discussion

Workshops include:

“Of taboos, political correctness and family violence”
  • What makes family violence such a hard subject to talk about ?
  • What impact does the media portrayal of family violence in ethnic communities have on attitudes and behaviour?
  • Are there community based solutions to change attitudes and behaviours?
Panellists:
  • Heather Henare, Chief Executive, Women’s Refuge
    Tau Haurima, Chief Executive (Strategic Relations), Jigsaw – working to stop child abuse and family violence
  • Rob McCann, Families Commission White Ribbon Campaign Manager
The programme also includes sessions on:
  • NZ’s immigration trends and their impact
  • The ethnic community’s contribution to the creative sector

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Saturday 26 May 2012
9.00am – 4.30pm
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Level 3, Cable Street, Wellington
Free and open to everyone
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Keynote speaker – Vicki Treadall, British High Commissioner to New Zealand

Talking about her work and personal experiences of Asia and her views on the importance of global connections.

Other workshops with leading experts on:

  • Social enterprise
  • International students and
  • Ethical dilemmas

Programme details

About whiteribbonnz

White Ribbon is a community led campaign to end men’s violence towards women

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