Tag Archives: Human Rights

Treat her right

We need your voice, and as many voices as possible, so we can turn up the volume on this issue. Politicians need to hear from all New Zealanders that it’s no longer 1972. It’s 2017 and it’s time for New … Continue reading

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Submission: Submission on International treaty examination of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

This submission is from the NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) Inc. Our Organisation Our organisation’s aims are to link professional and business women throughout the world, to provide support, to lobby for change and to promote … Continue reading

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Ghana wins African Gender Award

Jul 18, 2016 at 6:06pm Ghana has been recognised as one of the continent’s top performers in the advancement of the economic and social rights of women. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hanna S. Tetteh (MP), received the … 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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Gender equality news from Great Britain

Universities to be blocked from seeing students’ names on application forms to stop ‘unconscious’ racism Applications to universities will be ‘name blind’ from 2017, PM to announce Public sector job applications to also be processed without people’s names Recruiters in NHS, … Continue reading

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Report shows New Zealand’s gender inequality in the workplace

by NCWNZ on 28 June 2015  Results from the Human Rights Commission’s Tracking Equality at Work report released today are shameful and show we need to do more to help women in the workplace, says the National Council of Women … Continue reading

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Care & Dignity- Major Women’s Challenges to Economics & Human Rights- Prof Marilyn Waring

Professor Marilyn Waring – In 2005 Marilyn Waring was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and she was recently named as one of 50 women most likely to change the world. Waring has spent the last 25 years working to … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s human rights performance slipping

New Zealand’s human rights performance slipping By Heather McCracken 10:45 AM Thursday Apr 2, 2015 The study showed New Zealand was slipping behind in areas such as child poverty, gender equality, the systemic disadvantage of Maori, and the rights of … Continue reading

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Latest gender equality research

Below is some of the latest gender equality research from around the world.  Australia: Workplace Gender Equality Agency data explorer Women in management ranks get paid as much as 45 per cent less than their male peers, new data from … Continue reading

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Dr Jackie Blue: Safe workplace goal on way to being achieved

5:00 AM Thursday Jan 15, 2015 State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie. Photo / Mark Mitchell The cloud hanging over our public sector seems to have a silver lining. Just before Christmas I met State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie, who is … Continue reading

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