Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women and Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa National Library of New Zealand are pleased to announce our upcoming event: Leadership and legacy: Celebrating women leaders in Aotearoa, and we invite yo
The Manatū Wāhine Physical Activity and Wellbeing Fund, which provides financial support for community-led initiatives that improve women and girls’ access to sport and active recreation activities to support their wider wellbeing, is now
67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women: Statement at Ministerial Roundtable session. Delivered by: Te Tumu Whakarae mō te wahine | Secretary for Women and Chief Executive, Kellie Coombes.
Progress has been made on a range of issues facing women but there is still more to do, as explored in the draft ninth periodic report from Aotearoa New Zealand on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminat
We are seeking expressions of interest from individuals, academics, and/or representatives of non-government organisations to be the NGO delegate on the official New Zealand Government delegation to the 67th session of the Commission on the Status
Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women has received additional funding in Budget 2022 to continue to support improved outcomes for wāhine women and kōtiro girls. Budget 2022 provides for additional funding of:
Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women congratulates Maisy Bentley and Vaiola Tauti who have been selected as the non-governmental delegates to join the official NZ Government delegation to the Commission on the
Minister for Women Jan Tinetti today announced financial support will be allocated to the 160 successful applicants for the COVID-19 Community Fund, to support organisations helping women/wāhine and girls/kōtiro in Aotearoa New Zealand affected by
A new report, Pacific women and men in business, jointly released by Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples highlighting the contribution of Pacific people in business across Aotearoa New Zealand and their economic impact.
The Government’s increase to paid parental leave kicks in today with another 4 weeks taking New Zealand up to a full 6 months (26 weeks, up from 22 weeks) leave for new parents, and the maximum weekly payment will increase by $20pw, says Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.
The Government is on the verge of reaching its target of state sector boards and committees made up of at least 50 percent women following the release of the annual gender stocktake of New Zealand’s state sector boards and committees undertaken by the Ministry for Women.
Kiwi Dads, a photographic exhibition and campaign to promote equal access to paid parental leave, will be on display in the foyer of the Asteron Centre, 55 Featherston Street, Wellington from 24-28 February 2020.
The Ministry for Women is seeking expressions of interest from interested individuals, academics, and representatives of non-government organisations to join the official New Zealand Government delegation to the 64th session of the United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter welcomes leaders in the private sector taking action on closing their gender pay gaps to ensure a fairer workplace for all New Zealanders. Ms Genter today launched a new report, Addressing the gender pay gap and driving women’s representation in senior leadership, from the Champions for Change group.
Passing equal pay legislation, delivering record pay settlements for female dominated workforces and requiring public sector agencies to develop plans to close the gender pay gap are just some of the steps the Government is taking to ensure women are paid fairly says Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter.