Tag Archives: Advocacy

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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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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Sisters are doing it together

 JEREMY OLDS  Last updated 05:00 22/06/2014 Women of Influence A sense of social justiceHelen Clark’s next big challenge? Tough challenge for council’s new CEOWomen working in a man’s worldIngrid Starnes: How I keep wellKiwi named to run Dell in Australia-NZTroubled Codelco … Continue reading

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Brigid Schulte: Why is home often more stressful than the office?

May 24, 2014 3:00 pm  • BRIGID SCHULTE | author In her 1997 book “The Time Bind,” sociologist Arlie Hochschild shook up conventional notions of family life when she argued that work was becoming more like home for many parents, a … Continue reading

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Documenting changes since UN 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995

Warm Greetings on a chilly afternoon to contacts/links to women’s NGOs in Auckland region… on behalf of Jane Prichard, Convenor of New Zealand Women’s Watch and Board members. 2015 is 20th anniversary of UN 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing … Continue reading

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Report on Consultation by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT).

Prepared by Dianne Glenn. New Zealand’s Second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) – (2013-2014) I attended the Auckland consultation on Thursday 18 April  – one of six meetings around New Zealand, 18 April – 10 May for civil society stakeholders to … Continue reading

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Online Media Standards Authority – Complaints Committee Public Member Vacancies

POBox 1298, Shortland Street Auckland 1140, New Zealand http://www.omsa.co.nz omsa@omsa.co.nz Online Media Standards Authority – Complaints Committee Public Member Vacancies The Online Media Standards Authority (OMSA) is a new self-regulatory organisation established to set and maintain standards relating to online … Continue reading

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“The Constitution Conversation” for New Zealand

Over the next six months (from 25 February 2013) there will be a consultation process on New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements.  The process is led by a Government-appointed constitutional advisory panel which will hold public meetings between February and July, before … Continue reading

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The world’s most exclusive gathering is 83% male. What if this were reversed?

Meet the Davos Women by Avaaz Team – posted 25 January 2013 11:28  Right now, the world’s movers and shakers are gathered in the beautiful ski resort of Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum. A few of the money men … 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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