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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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Women’s Political Rights Around the World

In honour of International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2013, this map allows you to explore the state of women’s rights around the world. By dragging the slider you can see the progress of women’s suffrage over time.  Clicking … Continue reading

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The 2012 Top Ten List of Business & Human Rights Issues

From Institute for Human Rights & Business http://www.ihrb.org/top10/business_human_rights_issues/2012.html The 2012 Top Ten List of Business & Human Rights Issues 1. Combating casualisation of labour and erosion of workers’ rights As Western economies continue to struggle, public spending cuts take hold … Continue reading

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‘Economic abuse’ to be put on par with domestic violence

Fwding to key contacts for Ak women’s NGOs – FYI… A nice coincidence that this has been put before Parliament during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence (25 Nov/ IDEVAW – 10 Dec/ Human Rights Day) Apologies to … Continue reading

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Vote for Pay Equity!

YWCA Auckland is partnering with DDB Advertising Agency to produce a Pay Equity Television Commercial and print campaign to go live next Monday 26thNovember. As a supporter of the YWCA, we wanted you to hear from us first what we … Continue reading

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UN Women Executive Director launches new initiative

Press Release For immediate release 20 November 2012 English Media Inquiries: Oisika Chakrabarti, oisika.chakrabarti[at]unwomen.org, +1 646 781-4522 UN Women Executive Director launches new initiative to spotlight national commitments to end violence against women New York, 20 November—In her message for … Continue reading

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BPW NZ says the expanding gender pay gap is theft

Media Release: BPW NZ says the expanding gender pay gap is theft The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) challenges the Government to take the step to stop the trend of the widening gender pay gap. … Continue reading

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Breakfast speaks with Angela McLeod

Breakfast speaks with Angela McLeod from the Pay Equity Challenge Coalition about the pay gap between genders.  NZ’s gender pay gap widening (3:24)6:30AM Tue November 13, 2012 Added: 06:38AM Tuesday November 13, 2012 Source: Breakfast

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