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The results of the 2014 gender stocktake of state sector boards and committees, show 41.7 per cent of female representation on state sector boards and committees, up slightly from 41.1 per cent in 2013.
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 2014.
This paper introduces an indigenous perspective to the international knowledge base for primary prevention of violence against women by exploring what Māori women believe to be protective factors for being safe from violence.
This paper investigates the propensity of young mothers aged 15 to 24 to be not in employment, education and training. Not all young mothers are out of labour force and many are involved in education. Additionally, those that are NEET may not be by choice. We identify areas for further investigation and policy response.
This paper discusses what work cultural changes are needed to increase opportunities for women to achieve at the highest level, and stop them from dropping out of the ‘leadership pipeline’.
The follow-up information as requested in July 2012 by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.
There is already a shortage of trade workers, and the demand for trades labour will continue to grow. Half the working age population is female, but only one percent of plumbers, electricians and carpenters/ joiners are women. It makes good business sense to think about how to attract women to your jobs.
Ministry of Women's Affairs Annual Report for year ended 30 June 2014.