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​What is primary prevention?

Sexual violence primary prevention (SVPP) aims to prevent sexual violence before it happens.

  • What it is​ go to page

    Primary prevention involves working with the community to target the underlying causes of sexual violence and prevent it before it happens.

  • Prevalence statistics​ go to page

    According to the NZ Crime and Safety Survey, up to 30% of women and 10% of men in New Zealand will experience some form of sexual violence in their lifetime.

  • Principles go to page

    Based on kaupapa Māori ethics which are informed by tikanga, here are a set of principles to follow when running or evaluating a primary prevention activity.