Monthly Archives: July 2013

BPW Sri Lanka 20th Birthday Celebrations 10- 12 Aug 2013

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CEDAW /Human Rights workshop / 14 September 2013

The CEDAW Coalition of NGOs invite you to an exciting, innovative and thought provoking workshop. Moving Towards Change A Human Rights Approach to Making Positive Changes to Policy and Practice This introductory workshop will help participants to understand New Zealand … Continue reading

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Is New Zealand the way we want it?

Is New Zealand the way we want it? If we want our country to become the way we hope and wish it could be then it is  important to make our voices heard and do everything we can to advocate … Continue reading

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Zonta Club of Auckland Cherry Raymond Award

2013 CR Zonta Application Form 2013 CR Zonta flyer The Zonta Club of Auckland is calling for applications for our Cherry Raymond Award. This award is offered annually to a woman living or working in the Auckland area for a … Continue reading

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Nominations for Women of Influence Awards

Fairfax Media and Westpac Bank NZ Ltd have entered into an exciting and innovative partnership to support, promote and celebrate diversity and the invaluable contribution women make to New Zealand. The Women of Influence Awards are about bold, energetic women … Continue reading

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Tirohia Mai – Look At Us Now, Women in Aotearoa New Zealand

National Library Auckland – Tirohia Mai Opening Invitation On behalf of Rosslyn Noonan I am inviting you and your networks to the opening event for our new exhibition Tirohia Mai – Look At Us Now, Women in Aotearoa New Zealand. … Continue reading

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SHAKTI DOWRY ABUSE STORY ON TV3 ON WED, JULY 24, 8.30 pm

3rd DEGREE CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAMME The practice of Dowry and the abuse that precedes and follows the marriage of women and young women has increased in numbers and severity in New Zealand. Shakti is currently dealing with one of the … Continue reading

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A warning to New Zealanders keep hold of democracy

Below is a very useful summary of the current assault on civil and political human rights by Anne Salmond, published by the Herald this morning … Also, in case you missed last night’s news coverage of the Prime Minister’s reaction … Continue reading

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LEADER OF THE CEDAW WORKING GROUP – “WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES”

I am well into the work I need to undertake to gather information regarding discrimination or impediments experienced by women with disabilities. The spade work of contacting 40+ organisations and agencies has been undertaken, with more yet to do. I … Continue reading

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BPW NZ – Yes More Women Leaders In Parliament

Media Release: BPW NZ – Yes More Women Leaders In Parliament The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) supports initiatives that will ensure a higher representation of women in Parliament. BPW NZ welcomes any action that … Continue reading

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