New Zealand has the worst rate of family and intimate-partner violence in the world. Eighty per cent of incidents go unreported — so what we know of family violence in our community is barely the tip of the iceberg.The vast majority of acts of violence against women are perpetrated by men.
In over 60% of family violence related police investigations, children are witnessing family violence. The tragic reality is that these children grow up learning that it’s okay to hurt other people or let other people hurt them.
Police attend 100,000 Family Violence events per year, that’s almost 300 every single day. It’s an epidemic.It is terrifying for all who are affected by it especially children.
Every single child deserves to feel safe at home. But too many children in New Zealand are growing up in homes where violence is the norm.
The number of women and children who continue to experience violence in New Zealand is unacceptable. On average police respond to a family violence incident every 5 minutes.
Title: Stop Violence against Wahine (woman) and Tamariki (Children)
Medium: Ink and acrylic paint on paper | Scale: 500mm x 700mm | No: 42 Artwork Project 313
This Artwork is purchasable as: Original Artwork | Prints 1 through to 10 | Prints 11 through to 313