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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.
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Dianne McAteer
This study, a research paper to the University of Auckland, explores the changing gender diversity trends on New Zealand corporate boards.
Research into women in the electricity supply industry, produced by ESITO.