Monthly Archives: January 2015

Women a growing force in police ranks

TALIA SHADWELL Last updated 05:00, January 20 2015 ON THE BEAT: Superintendent Sue Schwalger, who headed the high-profile Scott Guy murder inquiry, is now Central District commander. DAVID UNWIN/FAIRFAX NZ ON THE BEAT: Superintendent Sue Schwalger, who headed the high-profile … Continue reading

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Dr Jackie Blue: Safe workplace goal on way to being achieved

5:00 AM Thursday Jan 15, 2015 State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie. Photo / Mark Mitchell The cloud hanging over our public sector seems to have a silver lining. Just before Christmas I met State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie, who is … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Cities for CEDAW Virtual Conferenc

  CITIES FOR CEDAW Virtual National Conference 20 JANUARY 2015 11:30 (PST) AND 2:30 (EST) JOIN US for a virtual national conference on Cities for CEDAW(Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women). The meeting will take place … Continue reading

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How inequality made these Western countries poorer

By Rick Noack January 5 (Photo Credits. Mexico: Alexandre Meneghini/ Reuters; New Zealand: AP Photo/ Tourism New Zealand; UK: Simon Dawson/ Bloomberg; Finland: Lucian Perkins/ The Washington Post) Rising inequality holds back economic growth — according to a recent report by the Organization for … Continue reading

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Only 11% of Silicon Valley executives are women

  Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.IMAGE: LIONEL CIRONNEAU/ASSOCIATED PRESS BY MATT PETRONZIO10 HOURS AGO Gender inequality in Silicon Valley is no secret. The … Continue reading

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