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UN Women Aotearoa NZ Are Painting The World ORANGE To Raise Awareness Of Gender-based Violence

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 3:15 pm | UN Women NZ

UN Women Aotearoa NZ today launch their annual campaign to support the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence to rally attention and funds towards ending violence against women and girls. Gender-based violence is one of New Zealand’s ... More >>

New Zealand Landmarks Illuminate Orange for 16 Days

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:34 am | UN Women NZ

WEDNESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER 2019 - For 16 days, key landmarks around New Zealand will be illuminated orange to support the Unite Campaign to end violence against women. The Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington, the Auckland Harbour Bridge and New Plymouth’s ... More >>

Call for a New Women’s Charter

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 3:44 pm | UN Women NZ

Feminist and writer Sandra Coney is calling for a new Women’s Charter that would spell out an agreed agenda for change for women and girls in New Zealand. More >>

Number of women in Parliament disappointing

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 5:43 pm | UN Women NZ

The UN Women National Committee of Aotearoa New Zealand (UN Women NC ANZ) is disappointed 121 years after women won the right to vote in Aotearoa New Zealand, there are still not enough women in parliament or in cabinet. More >>

Government Should show leadership on Abducted Girls

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 5:25 pm | UN Women NZ

The National Committee for UN Women New Zealand is calling on the government to pull out all the stops to help rescue the 200 innocent girls who are being held hostage in Nigeria by the Boko Haram militants. More >>

International Women’s Day celebrated around New Zealand

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 1:26 pm | UN Women NZ

As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, ... More >>