Minister for Women Hon Louise Upston has released the draft of New Zealand’s eighth periodic report on the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Dis

The Ministry for Women's Annual Report 2015/16 is now available.

The New Zealand Government, led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Police and Ministry for Women, has developed a

The New Zealand gender pay gap is 11.8 percent (as measured by median hourly earnings as at June 2015 from the New Zealand Income Survey (NZIS)).

A Dunedin-based geologist has won the inaugural L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science New Zealand Fellowship. Dr Christina Riesselman, based at Otago University, will use the $25,000 grant to research climate change since the last Ice Age.

Women's talents in the labour market are underutilised.

The Ministry of Justice is reviewing how the law responds to family violence.

Ministry for Women Chief Executive Jo Cribb says lessons from the Canterbury rebuild can assist other organisations to make better use of women’s skills.

The participation rate of women on state sector boards and committees as at December 2014 was 41.7 percent. This is an increase from 41.1 percent in 2013.