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First Multi-member Bill Is Set To Become New Zealand Law

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 9:24 am | Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians

The Crimes (Definition of Female Genital Mutilation) Amendment Bill completed its third reading last night, with support from all parties in Parliament, and is set to become New Zealand law. The bill is in the names of Jo Hayes MP (National), Priyanca ... More >>

New Zealand MPs Unite to Celebrate Suffrage Day

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:05 pm | Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians

New Zealand MPs, male and female, left and right, and everything in between, will come together over breakfast tomorrow morning to celebrate 125 years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand. The breakfast has been convened by the Co-Chairpersons of ... More >>

NZ Women MPs Ensure Support for Domestic Violence Victims

Monday, 21 August 2017, 4:34 pm | Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians

New Zealand Women MPs work together from across the House to ensure high-quality support for domestic violence victims in Wellington More >>

Women parliamentarians committed to ending forced marriage

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 9:55 am | Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians

This week, the Co-Chairpersons of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) New Zealand Group, Louisa Wall MP and Jo Hayes MP met with Shakti. Shakti is a national not-for-profit community organisation specialising in the area of women’s development, ... More >>