Monthly Archives: April 2015

Invitation to BPW NZ Leadership Forum Christchurch

Invitation to BPW NZ Leadership Forum Christchurch (pdf) Invitation to BPW NZ Leadership Forum Christchurch (word)                                 http://bpwnz.org.nz/index.php/club-contact-details/conference-2015/invitation-to-…hip-forum-2015/

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Debbie Power to be new deputy state services commissioner

Debbie Power will be the new deputy state services commissioner for New Zealand from 15 June this year, it has been announced. Click here to read the full story Copyright © 2015 Pendragon International Media Ltd, All rights reserved. You … Continue reading

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‘Outdated attitudes’ holding back women

17 April, 2015         Stefanie Garber As women leave the legal profession at an alarming rate, firms need to rethink their traditional approach to working arrangements, two industry bodies say. Speaking at the launch of the Victorian Women … Continue reading

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Big pay packets double for women

17 Apr 2015 By Gabrielle Stuart THE NUMBER of women in Christchurch earning more than $100,000 a year has more than doubled over the past 10 years. But they represent three per cent of working women, significantly fewer than the … Continue reading

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The mother of all dilemmas: Fulltime at home or at work?

Duncan Garner says his wife has helped their son, 4, move from a baby to a boy. OPINION: My wife’s three-month break from paid work ends on Monday – and she can’t wait to get back into the workforce. It’s … Continue reading

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Latest gender equality research

Below is some of the latest gender equality research from around the world. This week’s list is a lot longer than usual due to the Easter break. I hope you enjoy it. As always, if you have any newly released … Continue reading

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Zero hour contract decision wins praise

NZ Newswire – 1 hour 54 minutes ago Fast food chain Restaurant Brands is winning praise for ending zero hour contracts. The contracts, despised by unions, are being abandoned under a collective agreement negotiated with Unite Union. Restaurant Brands owns KFC, Pizza … Continue reading

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Care & Dignity- Major Women’s Challenges to Economics & Human Rights- Prof Marilyn Waring

Professor Marilyn Waring – In 2005 Marilyn Waring was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and she was recently named as one of 50 women most likely to change the world. Waring has spent the last 25 years working to … Continue reading

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OEA – COMUNICADOS DE PRENSA – 23 al 29 de marzo de 2015 | OAS – PRESS RELEASES – March 23-29, 2015

    Dear civil society representatives, We would like to share with you the following press releases of the Organization of American States (OAS) corresponding to the week of March 23-29, 2015: DEMOCRACY OAS Begins First Edition of OAS Fellowship … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s human rights performance slipping

New Zealand’s human rights performance slipping By Heather McCracken 10:45 AM Thursday Apr 2, 2015 The study showed New Zealand was slipping behind in areas such as child poverty, gender equality, the systemic disadvantage of Maori, and the rights of … Continue reading

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