Monthly Archives: March 2017

Gender Equality in New Zealand – Making It Happen

Dear Friends Please join the UN Women National Committee Aotearoa NZ to meet with Jan Logie MP on 19 April and hear all about her significant Gender Equality Bills currently before Parliament. Details are below. We look forward to seeing … Continue reading

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Another Step towards Pay Equity

Friday, 24 March 2017, 1:49 pm Press Release: BPW NZ The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) is pleased that Parliament now have another tool for gender equity in the workplace. “The news that the Equal … Continue reading

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Press Release: Activists, celebrities and governments call to end global gender pay gap – See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2017/3/press-release-activists-celebrities-and-governments-call-to-end-global-gender-pay-gap

Patricia Arquette, Abby Wambach join UN Women-ILO Global Equal Pay Platform of Champions to accelerate efforts; Commission on Status of Women to pause work in recognition of gender pay gap Date:: 13 March 2017 Media Contacts:           Oisika Chakrabarti, Ph: … Continue reading

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Report from the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) at the UN in New York

PWW-NZ has a team of 13 women attending the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) at the UN in New York this month. We are presenting a parallel event –  “Impact of colonisation on empowerment of … Continue reading

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Russia: Men go to great lengths to make her smile on International Women’s Day

Posted by Lada Ray Every year between March 6 and 9, Russia turns into a huge and fragrant flower market. It smells like spring everywhere, even if the stubborn snow has neglected to melt just yet. Remember my previous post: Happy … Continue reading

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Dear Women! Happy International Women’s Day!

Posted by Lada Ray in CULTURE: Russia, CULTURE: World, Earth/ Nature/ Animals, Love/ Kindness/ Inspiration There are lots of beautiful holidays in the world. March 8 is one of my personal favorites. To me it’s associated with spring, smiles, and … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: WOMEN’S VOICES ADD TO THE CALL FOR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELLING

Research shows that the need for country of origin labelling of single ingredient foods is stronger than ever says the New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ). “The survey results released today by Horticulture NZ and Consumer … Continue reading

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BPW NZ JOINS THE HUGE SUPPORT FOR GREEN PARTY BILL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE

Media Release: For immediate Release The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) are pleased that Parliament chose to support women workers who are victims of violence. “The passing of the first reading of the Green Party’s … Continue reading

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NZ’s 600K Gap – Advice and suggestions to address the 600K gap are wanted

  Kia ora, We want to empower young women to tackle the gender pay gap with the launch of a new project – the $600k gap. The project, which launched today, is aimed at creating an environment where women can … Continue reading

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Opinion: NZ should legislate to promote pay equity

9:10 AM Friday Jun 10, 2016 Catriona MacLennan, Vicky Mee and Judy McGregor look at the issue of pay equity in NZ society and what needs to be done to improve it. The pay equity principles announced on June 7 … Continue reading

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