Shakti New Zealand News & Events

Two immigrant women’s lives lost, two children lost their mum, Government still silent

December 2, 2013

In November, 2 Asian migrant women were violently murdered in Wellington, both it is known were

victims of domestic violence. One was Mei Fan, mother of 2 children. The most recent was Sarwan

Lata Singh, who was stabbed in her own home. Both had protection orders against their abusers.

The very fact that this is happening in the capital city of New Zealand is a national embarrassment

and tragedy to New Zealand society as a whole. Read more…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1312/S00006/two-immigrant-womens-lives-lost-government-still-silent.htm

Related Links:

Case for Sarwan Lata Singh:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/9463790/Slainwoman-planned-trip-abroad

Case for Mei Fan:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominionpost/news/wellington/9448562/Murder-victims-family-shocked

Shakti Community Council Inc.: http://shakti.org.nz

Media queries contact:

Sara Chin

Ph. 021 736 856

scc@shakti.org.nz

Annual General Meeting 2013

July 22, 2013

Shakti Community Council Inc. and Member Organisations warmly invite funders, network agencies and well-wishers to our 18th Annual General Meeting.

Date: Thursday, 27 June 2013

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Venue: Shakti Legal Advocacy & Family Social Services Inc
18 Manukau Station Road, Manukau
(inside Manukau Medical Centre, besides Rainbows End)

Refreshments will be served

RSVP: hrd@shakti.org.nz

T: 09- 838 4217 ; M: 021736856; F: 09-838 4217

Rise Against Rape Culture

July 22, 2013

Shakti is supporting young women in the community to lead a silent protest RISE AGAINST RAPE CULTURE. This event is held on Saturday 12 January 2013, in Aotea Square, Auckland in remembrance of the women rape victims in India. This event is open to public. Click the Facebook event for more info.

The Queen

July 22, 2013

On Sunday, 27 May 2012, Shakti well-wishers organised a fund-raising event, The Queen, in aid of Shakti Ethnic Family Services. The picture is from a scene from the event. We thank all our supporters in the community who attended, contributed towards this fund-raiser and made it a huge success!