Author Archives: BPW New Zealand

2018 YWCA Equal Pay Awards – NOW OPEN!

Entries for the 6th Annual YWCA Equal Pay Awards are now open. YWCA are celebrating, encouraging and motivating all New Zealanders to be part of the equal pay movement. This year YWCA have introduced six new award categories to their … Continue reading

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Internship & Volunteer Opportunities: 2018-2019 – NGO CSW/NY openings for the CSW63 Season

Internship & Volunteer Opportunities: NGO CSW/NY openings for the CSW63 Season (September 2018 – May 2019) For information regarding the wonderful Internship & Volunteer opportunities available from September 2018 to May 2019 with the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, … Continue reading

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Opportunities in Sport for Women

Source – Stuff Sport 11.05.2018   ‘Give my ‘daughter’ a game’: Are there really lots of opportunities for girls in sport?  DANA JOHANNSEN Last updated 00:01, May 11 2018 PHOTOSPORT Football Fern Rosie White played most of her junior football against … Continue reading

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Human trafficking: Migrants lured to NZ with lucrative job offers exploited, forced into sex industry

16 Apr, 2018 5:00am By: Lincoln Tan Lincoln Tan is the New Zealand Herald’s diversity, ethnic affairs and immigration senior reporter. lincoln.tan@nzherald.co.nz@LincolnTanNZH   Thai massage therapist Sabaitong Prachantasen thought her prayers had been answered when she was given a lucrative offer to … Continue reading

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APRC Promotion for Distribution

APRC 2018 Promotion for Distribution

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The Water Burden

Water is something that you and I often take for granted, Sandra. But millions of women and girls don’t have that luxury. Collectively, girls spend about 200 million hours a day gathering water. Imagine a world in which they all had … Continue reading

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CTU Media Release- Women not fooled by National Party’s zombie pay bill ploy

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that the National Party was not fooling any women with the return of its intentionally flawed Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill through the members bill ballot process. “I have … Continue reading

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Criminal Bar Association to survey lawyers about harassment, bullying

22 Feb, 2018 12:06pm  3 minutes to read A new survey aims to gain a better understanding of harassment within law firms. Photo / 123RF NZ Herald  Concerned at allegations of bullying and harassment in the legal fraternity, the Criminal … Continue reading

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BBC China editor Carrie Gracie quits post in equal pay row

 8 January 2018  The BBC’s China editor Carrie Gracie has resigned from her post, citing pay inequality with male colleagues. In an open letter, Ms Gracie – who has been at the BBC for more than 30 years – accused … Continue reading

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Gandhi Nivas: keeping South Asian families safe

From Voices, 3:30 pm on 18 December 2017 Lynda Chanwai-Earle, Producer @LyndaChanwaiEar lynda.chanwai-earle@radionz.co.nz ‘Don’t take the women and children out of the home – put the man in a safe place instead’, is the philosophy of Gandhi Nivas – a family violence facility in … Continue reading

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