Domestic Violence: Huge numbers of protection order breaches ‘tip of iceberg’

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 domestic violence in our community is barely the tip of the iceberg.

More than 12,000 Kiwis have repeatedly breached court orders to stay away from their victims, and one person has been convicted for doing so 14 times. Continue reading

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