Family violence is an important issue.
How seriously does your party take the issue.
All parties take it seriously. National tells us they are already doing a lot. Maori party says it is important and we need to look at legislation. Internet Mana talked about teaching families to create a safe plan for when stresses are heading towards violence. Child need to be feed to learn and need warm homes. Poverty can be a breeding ground for violence and needs to be sorted out. Greens have a song nonviolence way of thinking. Labour reminds us it is so important that the Labour would have this portfolio handled by the prime minister.
Labour plans for $50 million into this issue,education, support services and more. Greens recognise drugs and alcohol have a major part to play in family violence. Make schools hubs of communities. Health care is important along with poverty to deal with. Internet Mana reminds us inequality has a huge input into all social problems. Engage with communities. Maori party agrees with the others. But also point out that drug and alcohol has a huge part to play. They have already tried to address this issue but got little support from National.National feel poverty is not a big issue. They tell us the have done a lot to rehabilitate prisoners.
Education in schools is very important, Labours say we need to look at working solutions where ever they are work. Internet Mana say we need more programs to teach what healthy interactions and behaviors. Work with the families including the wider family.
Greens, Internet Mana, Māori all believe MPs need to be better behaved .
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