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For the first time the proportion of women on New Zealand state sector boards is above 45 percent, increasing from 43.4 percent in 2015 to 45.3 percent in 2016. This is the greatest annual increase since the Ministry began recording this data in 2004.
In March 2017, the Ministry for Women released the research, Empirical evidence of the gender pay gap in New Zealand, which looked at the causes of the gender pay gap in New Zealand.
The Ministry for Women's quarterly newsletter Pānui is now available.
Read the Ministry for Women's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2016. 
Minister for Women Louise Upston has submitted the Government’s latest report to the United Nations on New Zealand’s efforts to eliminate discrimination against women.
The Ministry for Women's Four-Year Plan provides a snapshot in time of a department's strategic and medium-term planning.
The Gender Stocktake of State Sector Boards and Committees is undertaken annually by the Ministry for Women. We count the Ministerial appointments to state sector boards and committees as at 31 December 2015.
Maybe you want to improve the gender balance in your workplace and you don’t know where to start. We have worked with a variety of sectors and analysed many others. Here’s what we’ve learned.