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Statement for CSW60

Statement for CSW60  Submitted By The International Federation of Business and Professional Women (IFBPW) In its wholehearted commitment to the women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development, the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (IFBPW) supports unconditionally the … Continue reading

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Rebecca Stack wins supreme ‘mumtrepreneur’ award for Christchurch Eye Surgery

TESS MCCLURE AND COLLETTE DEVLIN Last updated 16:11, July 22 2015 Business women Rebecca Stack, from Christchurch Eye Surgery has won the supreme prize at the Mumtrepreneur Awards held in Wellington. The awards celebrate successful businesses run by mums. The woman … 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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Inventor of child restraints locks in growth

NARELLE HENSON Last updated 05:00 13/06/2014 KELLY HODEL/ Fairfax NZ BUCKLED IN: Bianca Richardson from Houdini Solutions looks on as Zara Hargreaves is strapped into a car seat. Small Business Bianca Richardson has a firm grip on her business – … Continue reading

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The 4 Biggest Myths Discouraging Women From Tech Careers

Entrepreneur – Fri, Jun 6, 2014 12:30 AM NZS Why aren’t there more women in technology? According to The New York Times, “Women account for just 6 percent of chief executives at the top 100 tech companies,” and “they create only 8 percent of … 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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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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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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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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Why some say the battle for for better resthome pay is a gender equality issue – Audio

  Audio:  Marcus Lush interviews our IPP Angela McLeod on why some say the battle for for better resthome pay is a gender equality issue – Audio  http://www.radiolive.co.nz/AUDIO-Why-some-say-the-battle-for-for-better-resthome-pay-is-a-gender-equaility-issue/tabid/506/articleID/40368/Default.aspx

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