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53rd BPW NZ CONFERENCE

53rd BPW NZ CONFERENCE  VIDEO 21-23 April 2017 By Bobson TSAI

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BPW NZ 2017 Awards

Helen Cook, BPW NZ Awards Chair, announced the following Awards for 2017 Alix Haywood Newsletter Award    This award is presented at Conference to the club which is judged to have displayed the best standard of communication during the previous … Continue reading

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KidsCan receives $50,000 for sanitary products

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:47 pm Press Release: New Zealand Government Hon Paula Bennett Minister for Women Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 13 April 2017 Media Statement KidsCan receives $50,000 for sanitary products Minister for Women Paula Bennett … Continue reading

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Pay Equity Coalition stands alongside education support workers

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Eileen Brown Media release: Pay Equity Coalition  Pay Equity Coalition stands alongside education support workers The Pay Equity Coalition stands alongside the three Ministry of Education support workers in their negotiations for equal pay which … 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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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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Take Five: “In too many countries laws still discriminate against women”

Date: 13 February 2017 Begoña Lasagabaster, UN Women Chief of Leadership and Governance Section, speaks at the symposium to discuss the Global Gender Equality Constitutional Database on 6 May 2016 in New York. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown As countries start … Continue reading

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New Zealand College of Midwives Inc.

Media Statement 17 November, 2016 Talks continue in midwives’ pay case Representatives of the New Zealand College of Midwives and Ministry of Health are continuing their discussions on the payment system for Lead Maternity Care midwives. The parties agree the … Continue reading

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WOMEN HOPE REFORMED NACEW DOESN’T CONTINUE THE INEQUALITY ITCH

WOMEN HOPE REFORMED NACEW DOESN’T CONTINUE THE INEQUALITY ITCH The government’s announcement about they have reformed the National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW) gives us some cause for concern says the New Zealand Federation of Business & … Continue reading

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The gender wage gap

Date: 23 August 2016 Authors: William Elming , Robert Joyce and Monica Costa Dias Publisher: IFS DOI: BN186 “If you’re a woman, you will earn less than a man.” – From Theresa May’s first statement as Prime Minister “Last year Britain was ranked 18th in … Continue reading

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