Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sisters facing rape as punishment

Monday, 31 August 2015 Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) women wing took out a protest against the recent gang rape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh. Photo / Getty Images Two sisters in India were sentenced … Continue reading

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Council supports midwives’ test case around gender pay equality

By NCWNZ on 30 August 2015 in Uncategorized  The National Council of Women of New Zealand supports the College of Midwives taking action over what the college sees as structural sexism which impacts on midwives’ pay and conditions and the … Continue reading

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Midwives drop bombshell with court action over pay discrimination

A High Court action to be filed Monday will have ‘global ramifications’ for women’s pay. DEIDRE MUSSEN AND NICOLE MATHEWSON Last updated 08:45, August 30 2015 CARYS MONTEATH/FAIRFAX NZ Sheyna Huband credits midwife Jacqui Anderson, left, with giving her support and … Continue reading

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Too many men at work make women ill – research

5:00 AM Thursday Aug 27, 2015     Scott Yeoman is a NZ Herald reporter ‘Token’ females at work suffer unhealthy levels of stress, according to new research. Social problems associated with being the “token” female could deregulate the body’s stress … Continue reading

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TIME TO VOTE TO KEEP WOMEN SAFE

The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) urges all members of Parliament to vote down the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (extended licencing hours during Rugby World Cup [RWC]) bill being debated in Parliament today. “Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Rich-lister: Women the secret to success

5:00 AM Saturday Aug 22, 2015 Diane Foreman’s book plots her path from a struggling solo mum to multi-millionaire. Photo / Nick Reed From solo mum to multi-millionaire. One of New Zealand’s most successful businesswomen, Diane Foreman, has written a … Continue reading

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CHILDREN IN HARDSHIP BILL A TIMID FIRST STEP

Media Release: Embargoed until 12pm (midday) Wednesday August 12th The Children in Hardship Bill is a move in the right direction but is timid and short-sighted says the New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) BPW NZ … Continue reading

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Seeking dialogue on greater role for women in workplace

Friday, March 6, 2015 WOMEN’S empowerment in the workplace will come into focus in Gisborne this year, with a UN initiative preparing to launch in the district. The Gisborne branch of the New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women … Continue reading

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