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Winning Workplaces for Women Announced

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 10:22 am | YWCA

Four of New Zealand’s leading businesses and one outstanding individual have been named as the winners of the sixth annual Equal Pay Awards last night, alongside proud sponsors; Strategic Pay, Coca-Cola Amatil NZ and Sky City Entertainment Group. More >>

Young New Zealand Women Do Not Feel Equal

Friday, 11 October 2019, 9:05 am | YWCA

Just one in three young Kiwi women feel they have equal opportunities to their male peers and that their opinions are valued by society, a YWCA survey has shown – and not a single question in the survey got a pass mark. More >>

‘Static’ gender pay gap holding NZ women back

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 8:24 pm | YWCA

The organiser of the annual YWCA Equal Pay Awards has expressed her disappointment with the latest Gender Pay Gap figure for New Zealand workers. The figure rose slightly from 9.2% in 2018 to 9.3% for the quarter ended 30 June 2019. More >>

Business Leaders to Judge NZ’s Fairest Employers

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 12:04 pm | YWCA

14 August 2019 – 18 senior business leaders and employment experts have been appointed as judges for New Zealand’s sixth annual Equal Pay Awards reflecting the breadth of companies who have entered. The Awards added three new categories in 2018: Innovation, ... More >>

YWCA Equal Pay Awards Celebrate Fairest Places to Work

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 11:38 am | YWCA

YWCA Equal Pay Awards Celebrate New Zealand’s Fairest Places to Work 18 June 2019 – Women are paid less than men in every country in the world. The World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Gender Gap Report found that, at the present rate of progress, ... More >>

Gender Tick launched today to give women a fair go at work

Monday, 29 October 2018, 3:54 pm | YWCA

New Zealand women entering the workforce or looking to change roles now have a new tool that highlights those workplaces where women are most likely to get a fair go. The YWCA Auckland in partnership with Mosaik Ltd. today announced the launch of The ... More >>

New Chief Executive Named For YWCA Auckland

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 11:53 am | YWCA

Dellwyn Stuart has been announced as the new Chief Executive for YWCA Auckland. She will replace Monica Briggs who left the organisation for a new role in August. More >>

Equal Pay Awards Judging Panel Announced

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 2:42 pm | YWCA

23 August 2018 – Eighteen judges have been appointed for New Zealand’s fifth annual Equal Pay Awards to support the expanded categories for 2018. Last year the entrants collectively represented 77,000 employees working for companies who strive ... More >>

Gender Pay Gap Closes Faster for Some

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 4:49 pm | YWCA

15 August 2018 – Organisers of New Zealand’s Equal Pay Awards have acknowledged that the latest Gender Pay Gap statistic of 9.2% shows a small improvement from 2017 but says that several NZ companies have achieved much better results. More >>

Motherhood Pay Penalty Not a Reality For All

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:24 pm | YWCA

29 May 2018 – Organisers of New Zealand’s Equal Pay Awards have applauded the research paper by MOTU that found that New Zealand’s gender pay gap is larger among mothers than working women without children. However they want to acknowledge that ... More >>

First Ever Digital Directory for Kiwi Women Launched

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 10:28 am | YWCA

YWCA Auckland and YWCA Aotearoa New Zealand launch new search engine for women’s services in NZ. More >>

YWCA Aotearoa New Zealand Outward Bound Scholarship

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 4:24 pm | YWCA

The YWCA's purpose is to support individual and community change by empowering women, especially young women, to develop and exercise their individual and collective leadership through enhancing their spiritual, physical, mental, and cultural wellbeing. Our ... More >>

Celebrating global change for young women at a local level

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 3:43 pm | YWCA

World YWCA Day on Monday 24 April not only brings to the fore the positive global contribution made by YWCA, but also marks a life changing local milestone for young kiwi girls and women. More >>

New Executive Officer for Young Women's Group

Monday, 27 March 2017, 10:50 am | YWCA

The Young Women’s Christian Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (YWCA A/NZ) welcomes new Executive Officer Alanna Irving, co-founder of Loomio. “Alanna comes to us with an amazing background in social entrepreneurship and operations and we’re ... More >>

YWCA seeks quick adoption of Pay Equity Principles

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 9:55 am | YWCA

The YWCA of Aotearoa New Zealand welcomes the release of recommendations of the Working Group on Pay Equity Principles. More >>

Young YWCA leader elected to global governing body

Friday, 23 October 2015, 5:05 pm | YWCA

Young New Zealand woman Nive Sharat Chandran was recently elected as Vice President of the World YWCA Board. The elections were held at the World YWCA Council which meets every four years and this year was in Bangkok, Thailand. More >>

New research reveals high awareness of gender pay gap

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:12 am | YWCA

Recent research reveals 65% of women believe there is still a gender pay gap and 41% believe men are given increased opportunities in the workplace to get paid more, according to a Westpac survey on equal pay in our workplaces. The survey of 700 Kiwis ... More >>

YWCA Auckland award for long-time women’s role model

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:06 pm | YWCA

New Zealand’s first female Governor General and Mayor of Auckland has been granted a Lifetime Achievement Award by YWCA Auckland, for her services to the Auckland community and acting as a role model for Kiwi women nationwide. More >>

Volunteer Selflessly Helps Women Who Have Had Breast Cancer

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 1:32 pm | YWCA

Local Karitane resident Tonelle Horner is a facilitator for Encore, a free programme run by YWCA Auckland that helps women who have had breast cancer deal with the physical and emotional effects of treatment. She will soon be holding another Encore programme ... More >>

Call to Remove Kate Sheppard From $10 Note,

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:48 pm | YWCA

29 July 2014 – YWCA Auckland is continuing the fight for gender pay equality in New Zealand with its latest campaign which calls for the Governor of the Reserve Bank to remove gallant suffragette Kate Sheppard from the $10 note. More >>

 

 

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