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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.
Public consultation has now closed on the New Zealand Government's draft National Action Plan
The Minister for Women Hon Louise Upston has presented New Zealand's National Statement at the 59th session of the Uni
The Ministry for Women has released a new report exploring what Māori women believe to be the ke
Minister for Women Louise Upston has announced a name change for the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, which will represent the Ministry’s work in a more modern way.
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.
The latest Household Labour Force Survey (September 2014) shows the employment growth is being led by wo