Gender equity advocacy

The Coalition for the Safety of Women and Children

The Auckland Women’s Centre coordinates the Coalition for the Safety of Women and Children.  We make frequent representations to Government on matters concerning preventing and responding to sexual and domestic violence.


The coalition is made up of sixteen preventing violence groups:

  • Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP
  • Auckland Women’s Centre
  • Eastern Women’s Refuge,
  • Inner City Women’s Group
  • Mt Albert Psychological Services Ltd
  • North Shore Women’s Centre
  • Rape Prevention Education – Whakatu Mauri
  • Shakti Community Council
  • SHINE Safer Homes in NZ Everyday
  • The Backbone Collective
  • Women’s Centre Rodney
  • Women’s Health Action Trust
  • YWCA Auckland
  • National Council of Women, Auckland
  • Pacific Women’s Watch
  • Respect