ANZASW Celebrates Social Workers March 2018

This video is the product of several weeks filming with social workers and talking to the public in Wellington and Christchurch.

It is intended to promote the profession and to show a “human face” to social work as well as to correct misperceptions about social workers “taking people’s kids away” which is a popular cliché. 
The film will be shared widely on social media today and over the next few weeks, while other material (including interviews) will be used for shorter promotional pieces which we will look to release in the near future.

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ANZASW Statement on World Social Justice Day

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) today celebrates the World Day of Social Justice.
Aotearoa New Zealand has a proud history of advancing the cause of progress: for example, we hold the distinction as the first nation on earth to grant votes to women thanks to the pioneering struggle of Kate Sheppard and the woman’s suffrage movement in the late nineteenth century.
Social workers are at the forefront of the fight for human rights and social justice in society; it is a profession that holds these principles at its core.

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