Monthly Archives: September 2014

Where are the highly paid women?

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 From left, Joan Withers, Norah Barlow and Di Humphries. By Holly Ryan One of the main trends coming through from this year’s pay survey is the lack of women in the list of top-paid chief executives, … Continue reading

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Realizing the power of talented women

In 2010, eBay embarked on a journey to bring more women into its top ranks. It found that commitment, measurement, and culture outweigh a business case and HR policies. September 2014 | byMichelle Angier and Beth Axelrod During the summer … Continue reading

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TPPA – Kiwi’s Fight Back!Political leaders from the 12 TPPA countries, including John Key and Barack Obama, want to finalise a political deal when they meet around 13-14 November. We are joining the campaigns in several other countries in an … Continue reading

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Finally some hope for the women of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan’s new president-elect pledged in his victory speech on Monday to give women prominent roles in his government and told his nation that women are important to the country’s future. The remarks by President-elect Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai came a day … Continue reading

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Why Corporate Boards Are So White and Male, in One Chart

 By Natalie Kitroeff September 12, 2014 6:00 AM EDT Photograph by Getty Images To the growing body of evidence that suggests most of the people running America’s biggest corporations don’t care much about diversity, add a recent survey of 863 … Continue reading

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Debating provisions of the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)

At conference our members voted to” urge the Prime Minister to ensure that the public and Parliament have the opportunity to fully and democratically debate the provisions of the  proposed Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement before any decisions are made.” One … Continue reading

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CYF plans closure of SI youth facility

MYLES HUME Last updated 07:13 11/09/2014 Child Youth and Family (CYF) wants to close the South Island’s only female youth justice residence to increase capacity in the North Island. The proposal is being met with strong opposition, with concerns raised … Continue reading

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Women’s Empowerment Principles Gain Strength as 800 Companies Commit to Gender Equality at the Highest Level

For immediate release  Date: 02 September 2014 New York — More than 800 CEOs representing a global group of leading corporations from all sectors and regions have made a public commitment to support the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a joint initiative of the UN … Continue reading

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“Why can’t women just leave tech alone”… NZ debate continues

AUGUST 19 – 8AM JAMES HENDERSON Traditionally the technology industry was a male dominated field, but in today’s world coding, computer engineering and java jobs are not restricted access for females. And as the technology sector continues it’s pace turning … Continue reading

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