19 Feb 2020

Family abuse victims aren't reporting incidents to police

From First Up, 5:47 am on 19 February 2020

A distrust in the justice system is continuing to prevent victims of family harm reporting it to police, support services say. A new survey by the Minstry of Justice found almost 80,000 adults were harmed by a family member in 2018 - and very few of those family violence victims are asking for help. Support providers want more alternatives to court action. Meriana Johnsen reports.