ANZASW Statement on Child Poverty Monitor Report

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 3:22 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that the statistics and findings contained in the Child Poverty Monitor report released by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner this week should be a wake up call to anyone denying the reality of the crisis of […]

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ANZASW statement for the Close of Movember

Friday, 30 November 2018, 2:48 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers As Movember draws to a close this week, the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to express its appreciation of all those who participated in activities to raise awareness of men’s health issues over the past month. We tautoko the movement as a whole and fully […]

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ANZASW Response to He Ara Oranga

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 12:40 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) broadly supports the findings and recommendations of the newly-released Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction – He Ara Oranga. The publication of this report, following months of extensive consultations with the public and input […]

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ANZASW on World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse

Today ANZASW thanks members and colleagues in both the social work community and other professions who work tirelessly to protect the children / tamariki of our islands.

This film takes a look at some of the ways in which social workers walk with children / tamariki and their caregivers to help nurture lasting solutions to risks that they face.

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ANZASW Statement on Abortion Law Reform

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the recent release of the Law Commission’s report on Abortion Law reform.

The Association is pleased that the restrictive, decades-old laws that regulate abortion look set to be updated. We are encouraged by the fact that all the options for reform proposed in the report call for the practice to be decriminalised and treated instead as a matter of health, in keeping with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice’s past statements on the issue.

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