Category Archives: Economic Abuse

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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Female public servants in New Zealand ‘working for free’ until July, due to pay gap

Women in New Zealand’s public service have this week started to work effectively for free until the end of June due to the 14% wage gap, the country’s public sector union has claimed. Read the full story Katrina Casey announced … Continue reading

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Improving the lives of women living alone by connecting with other single women to home share.

A new twist on finding a flatmate. All over the country, there are thousands of older women living on their own, in homes that are too big for them, feeling socially isolated, a little lonely, and even a little bit … Continue reading

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Old-boys network locks women out: boss

4:15 AM Saturday Apr 5, 2014 Norah Barlow did a lot of work on the Retirement Villages Act 2003. Photo / Bevan Conley New Zealand’s male-dominated business culture with its old-boy sports and education network is sabotaging the promotion of … Continue reading

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NCWNZ disappointed at Starting- Out Wage for young people

1 May 2013 Media Release NCWNZ disappointed at Starting- Out Wage for young people “National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) is disappointed at the introduction of a youth wage,” the Council’s  President Barbara Arnold said today. Barbara Arnold … Continue reading

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Recording processes that have been occurring over the past four years

Homeworks Trust Po Box 20710 Glen Eden Auckland January 25th, 2013 Kia Ora, Homeworks Trust have been thinking about the importance of recording some of the processes that have been occurring over the past 4 years that do harm to … Continue reading

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‘Economic abuse’ to be put on par with domestic violence

Fwding to key contacts for Ak women’s NGOs – FYI… A nice coincidence that this has been put before Parliament during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence (25 Nov/ IDEVAW – 10 Dec/ Human Rights Day) Apologies to … Continue reading

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