Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Fresh Look At Women In Aotearoa New Zealand

Press Release: National Library Of New Zealand Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 11:32 am A Fresh Look At Women In Aotearoa New Zealand Thirteen chiefly women signed the Treaty of Waitangi, and this little known fact is the starting point for … Continue reading

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New appointment to National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW)

Press Release by New Zealand Government at  3:36PM, 26 Jun 2013 ———————————————– Women’s Affairs Minister Jo Goodhew has announced the new appointment of Michael Barnett and the reappointment of Susan Peterson as members of the National Advisory Council on the … Continue reading

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MWA (Ministry of Womens Affairs) response to the CEDAW actions

Attached is the MWA (Ministry of Womens Affairs) response to the CEDAW actions. Basically NZ has signed up to the Commission on the Elimination of Discrimination against women and we have to work towards removing discrimination. NZ has to report … Continue reading

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Kiwi Teens Banish Negative Body Image With A Love Note

News release EMBARGOED UNTIL 6.00pm, Wednesday 26 June 2013 Kiwi Teens Banish Negative Body Image With A Love Note A group of young women are taking grim body image statistics into their own hands with a campaign encouraging their peers … Continue reading

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Resignation Siegmien Staphorst and vacancy SC member WfWP

The Hague, 10 June 2013        Ref. 13/044/WH/mb Esteemed members of the General Assembly, It is with regrets that we have to inform you that our dear SC member Siegmien Staphorst has decided to resign from the Steering Committee … Continue reading

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Historic Equal Pay Case Tests Our Legislation

Historic Equal Pay Case Tests Our Legislation http://parliament.newsroom.co.nz/stories/historic-equal-pay-case-tests-our-legislation =============================================== Press Release by Green Party at  6:40AM, 25 Jun 2013 ———————————————– The case in the High Court this week highlights a fundamental misunderstanding about fairness of pay for men and women, … Continue reading

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Building better social outcomes through improved governance of NFPs

Date:18 Jun 2013 Type:Media release The Australian Institute of Company Directors today launched its Good Governance Principles and Guidance, which are specifically tailored and designed for not-for-profit (NFP) organisations. John Colvin, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Australian … Continue reading

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Making the most of the opportunity to have our say

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) is the voice of all women.  We need to remember this.  So many women need a voice like ours to speak for them and advocate for them so that … Continue reading

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Don’t Discount Our Pay – We Are Worth It

  Don’t Discount Our Pay – We Are Worth It – Salary Negotiations, the Law and the Practice–   Singapore, 1 June, 2013 – About 55 attended a half-day dialogue session recently on 1 June to listen to several speakers … Continue reading

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Gender pay gap hitting up to $20k

By Nicholas Jones  5:30 AM Tuesday Jun 18, 2013 Women earn between $8000 and $20,000 less than their male colleagues in some New Zealand industries – despite being more qualified. Progress towards gender pay parity in New Zealand is “glacial”, an … Continue reading

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