Archive | November, 2014

NZ’s gender equality issues considered in international forum

Media release New Zealand faces similar gender equality issues and opportunities to those of its neighbouring countries, according to the latest international conference on women’s empowerment. National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) National President, Rae Duff, said violence against women and economic empowerment of women to achieve gender equality were key topics at […]

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Sexist underbelly in the spotlight

The Roger Sutton case should be a lightning rod for change in how we treat each other. It highlights our country’s sexist underbelly. It demonstrates that: gender issues are complicated; the context within which things happen is important; and as a nation we are confused and divided about what’s right and what’s wrong in our […]

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Gender equality information increase

Gender equality information increase The National Council of Women of New Zealand is starting a monthly e-newsletter and has added sections to its website to meet the growing demand for information and support around gender equality. Three new website sections, services & support, resources, and news, offer an online gender equality hub. These sections are […]

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