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NZ hits all low in international gender diversity survey

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 2:53 pm Press Release: Decipher Group WOMEN have long been underrepresented in New Zealand’s top tier of business, and according to the latest international research, it’s only getting worse. Grant Thornton’s 2015 International Business Report, Women … Continue reading

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Latest gender equality research

United States: Women should embrace the B’s in college to make more later By focusing so much on grades, women might be limiting their earning and learning potential. A study found that the likelihood a woman would major in fields … Continue reading

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Latest gender equality research

New research, released on the eve of International Women’s Day, finds that nine in ten Australian women have experienced street harassment and modify their behaviour in response. Actions women are taking for their personal safety include everything from crossing the … Continue reading

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Championing gender equality in Australia

Commentary|McKinsey Quarterly A group of business leaders is redefining the role of men in the promotion of gender equality—and improving the environment for women leaders in their own organizations. February 2015 | byElizabeth Broderick, Elmer Funke Küpper, Ian Narev, and … Continue reading

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Only 11% of Silicon Valley executives are women

  Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.IMAGE: LIONEL CIRONNEAU/ASSOCIATED PRESS BY MATT PETRONZIO10 HOURS AGO Gender inequality in Silicon Valley is no secret. The … Continue reading

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Glassons removes thin mannequins

AIMEE GULLIVER  Last updated 20:17 16/10/2014 64 JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON MANNEQUIN PETITION: More than 15,000 people have signed Meg Randall’s petition calling for the skinny Glasons mannequins to be replaced by “regular” mannequins. Fashion Fashion retailer Glassons is to remove its … Continue reading

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Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls

21 March 2014 ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION 1 Commission on the Status of Women Fifty-eighth session 10 – 21 March 2014 Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls Agreed conclusions 1. The Commission on … Continue reading

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Getting work harder for older seekers

Job seekers frustrated at lack of positions CECILE MEIER Last updated 05:00 24/02/2014 JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON LOSING CONFIDENCE: Sharren Wilson, left, and Shivonne Ross are having trouble finding work because of their age. Sharren Wilson and Shivonne Ross do not know … Continue reading

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Auckland Women’s Centre Gossip Newsletter

New Year – fabulous new women We are pleased to welcome Tania Brady as our new Administrator. Tania has considerable accounting and administrative experience, a long interest in feminism and has worked securing funding for a charity. Sadly our previous Administrator, … Continue reading

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New Horizons for Women Newsletter

Supporting education, innovation and research that benefit women  February newsletter is attached.  February 2013 Newsletter Back issues here In this Issue  From the Chair Meet our new Trustees Margaret L Bailey Research Award Teupoko’ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Award Sponsor Spotlight … Continue reading

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