Resources

Pasefika Proud develops and provides downloadable resources relating to family violence, including frameworks, research and infographics. 

Family violence initiatives and Pacific men - Research Summary

Research Summary for this literature review showcasing key findings of the review which focuses on the role of Pacific men in strengthening Pacific families, and explores the available literature about initiatives in this area. It considers whether international family violence initiatives can be applied to Pacific men in New Zealand.

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What makes for a good marriage or partnership? Samoan Case Study

Focussing on the Samoan community, this research project identifies a range of factors that influence marriage and partner relationships. It explores how recognising how Samoan relationships are constructed and change in light of influencing factors can enhance our understanding of how violence might be prevented and dealt with.

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What makes for a good marriage or partnership? Research Summary

Key findings on this case study are focused on the Samoan community, and identifies a range of factors that influence marriage and partner relationships. It explores how recognising how Samoan relationships are constructed and change in light of influencing factors can enhance our understanding of how violence might be prevented and dealt with. 

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Nga vaka o kāiga tapu

Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu is a conceptual framework for addressing family violence in eight Pacific communities in New Zealand. It is informed by, and aligned with, the eight ethnic specific conceptual reports on addressing family violence, and a literature review. It is intended as a guide for policy writers. It defines and explains meanings of family, violence, and key concepts and principles that promote family wellbeing for the eight ethnic specific communities.

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Vuvale Doka Sautu – A Cultural Framework for addressing violence in Fijian families in New Zealand

A Fijian Conceptual Framework to assist with the development of a training programme for Fijian practitioners and service providers working with victims, perpetrators, and families from our communities who have been affected by family violence. 

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Boutokaan te mweeraoi – A Conceptual Framework for enhancing I-Kiribati wellbeing

A Kiribati Conceptual Framework for indigenous concepts of the good life. The primary purpose of the Conceptual Framework is to help inform I -Kiribati practitioners and mainstream organisations working with I-Kiribati victims, offenders and their families and/or communities affected by family violence or te kiriwee n te mweenga. 

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