Preventing sexual violence

We lead and support prevention programmes to make sure young people and the people around them experience safe, healthy and respectful relationships.

Teaching young people about healthy relationships

Mates and Dates is a programme for secondary school students. It teaches young people healthy relationship skills and behaviours to help prevent sexual and dating violence.

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Mates and Dates website coming soon

We're building a new website to help secondary schools, parents and caregivers learn more about the Mates and Dates programme. The website should be up in October 2017.

Support for people who've experienced sexual violence

We've created a fully-funded and immediate service for people who've experienced sexual violence. There’s also help available for their family and whānau.

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Building awareness in the community

We're working in the community to increase knowledge, awareness and skills around sexual violence. 

Making a difference: sexual violence primary prevention toolkit

Last published: 11 October 2017