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07-04-2014 - Human Rights Commission urges New Zealand women to get stroppy

Type: Media Release

Human Rights Commissioner for Women, Jackie Blue is urging women to get stroppy to affect change this election year. Dr Blue said as well as paid parental leave New Zealand women are facing many other important issues. “Violence against women and children is an appalling, pervasive abuse of human rights that we must challenge at […]

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05-07-2013 - EEO Commissioner supports efforts for a more diverse Parliament

Type: Media Release

The Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue welcomes efforts made by all political parties to broaden the diversity of representation in Parliament, and in particular, to raise the numbers of women MPs. Dr Blue said, “It’s up to the parties to determine how they seek to redress the imbalance. The important thing is that […]

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05-05-2004 - Ministerial review of targeted policy and programmes

Type: Submission

The Human Rights Commission welcomes the opportunity to comment on the work plan of the Ministerial Review Unit established within the State Services Commission to review targeted policy and programmes to ensure that they are effectively addressing need.

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16-03-2004 - Current Issues in Race Relations (2004)

Type: Speech

In January, UMR Research Limited issued a “State of the Nation Report” based on the results of its omnibus surveys throughout 2003.

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