Category Archives: BPW Members Soap Box

Wear Yellow and Be Proud: Celebrate the 87th BPW Day with your fellow sisters!

Dear BPW sister, Fast fact #1: Did you know that BPW International was founded in Geneva, Switzerland and is now in over 90 countries worldwide? Fast fact #2: Did you know that BPW International is celebrating its 87th anniversary this year? … Continue reading

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BPW NZ Newsletter article for July 2017 – Janet Gibb VP Issues

Kia Ora Koutou I have just returned from a USA holiday. We travelled across many states – we saw a lot and spoke with lots of people, both friends and strangers. Reflecting on this proves to me that we all … 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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RE: My year as a member of BPW

12 February 2016 A letter to whoever, RE: My year as a member of BPW As I find myself doing each year I reflect and write a Letter to Whoever. This year the bit on BPW got carried away so … Continue reading

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Our BPW International Achievements

Our International Achievements – Updates from June & July – In this newsletter, we feature regional news from June and July. They include news from BPW North America & The Caribbean Region, BPW Cyprus and an update at the Women Economic … Continue reading

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Zero hour contracts officially history

Pauline Edwards says Jun 28, 2016 It is so hard to believe that it is 35 years since, as a very new Member of BPW Wellington, New Zealand, I travelled to Montreux in Switzerland to attend the 50th  Golden Jubilee … Continue reading

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Special Announcement: Celebrate with us this #BPWDay on 26 August!

BPW E-News <presidents.office@bpw-international.org> Jul 28 at 1:55 PM Wear something yellow this #BPWDay   Dear BPW Sister, We’re almost a month away to #BPWDay! Happening on 26 August, #BPWDay celebrates the day that BPW was founded by Lena Madesin Phillips … Continue reading

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Angela Mcleod Drums up Support for the #BringBackOurGirls Campaign and other Projects in Africa

Angela Macleod, Immediate Past President at UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand, Past President, BPW New Zealand and Councillor, Upper Hutt City Council, New Zealand, was invited by Fikun Trust (http://www.fikuntrust.com/), an NGO based in New Zealand as Guest … Continue reading

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We support the “ONE IN 4”

I support the one in four: A campaign to raise empathy for sexual abuse survivors living in our community By Ciaran Torrington, Vice President Kaitaia BPW, NZ I come from a town in the Far North of New Zealand Aotearoa … Continue reading

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Call your local MP and say #TPPANoWay!

  You’ve probably heard that the US Congress have just granted President Obama fast-track authority to push trade deals like TPPA. We are expecting Trade Ministers to announce a Ministerial meeting to finish the text in the next couple of … Continue reading

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