Monthly Archives: March 2013

International Women’s Day: Evidence-based Policy and the Voice of Women – Lianne Dalziel speech

Lianne   DALZIEL Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Spokesperson MP for Christchurch East 9 March 2013                                                     … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – Sandra Coney Speech

1 International Women’s Day 8 March 2013 Khartoum Place, Auckland Sandra Coney Greetings every one International Women’s Day is special because on this day we celebrate, with woman around the world, progress in working women’s lives. We also focus on … Continue reading

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New Horizons for Women Trust Award applications are now open.

This year we have an online application process and we encourage all applicants to use this process. The online form can be saved and documents uploaded. The online application forms are accessed from our website http://www.newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz/award-applications/ Please circulate this message … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2013

Two events were attended by BPW members to celebrate International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013. Both are becoming annual events and it it is possible that more BPW members may attend in the future – great networking opportunities. The first on … Continue reading

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IWD Message from Governor General

  International Women’s Day—8 March 2013 Kia ora, tēnākoutou.Greetings to you all on International Women’s Day.   It is an honour for me and my wife Janine, as joint patrons of UN Women New Zealand, to issue this message on International … Continue reading

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The global International Women’s Day theme for Zonta 2013

International Women’s Day 8 March 2013 Khartoum Place, Auckland    The global International Women’s Day theme for 2013 ‘The Gender Agenda – gaining momentum’ We all know that the advancement of women is of prime importance to the economy, business … Continue reading

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BNZ wins UN gender equality award

The Bank of New Zealand and its CEO Andrew Thorburn have received a United Nations award for promoting gender equality. The bank is one of five businesses around the world to be honoured by the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day puts spotlight on violence against women.

8 March 2013 Media Release International Women’s Day puts spotlight on violence against women. “Today is International Women’s Day and it’s an opportunity for us to turn the spotlight on the key issues facing women globally and in NZ. One … Continue reading

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CSW57 – Webcasts

Soroptimist President Siew Yong, currently in New York is attending the CSW, has asked that we notify as many women as possible that you can watch the CSW opening on webcast at:  http://www.unwomen.org/news-events/in-focus/CSW57/webcasts/

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Women’s Political Rights Around the World

In honour of International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2013, this map allows you to explore the state of women’s rights around the world. By dragging the slider you can see the progress of women’s suffrage over time.  Clicking … Continue reading

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