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IDAHOT puts violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI community front and centre

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on IDAHOT puts violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI community front and centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: IDAHOT puts violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI community front and centre Issues that still need to be addressed for the LGBTIQ+ community in New Zealand are being highlighted today as International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is marked.   IDAHOT, […]

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State of Care report demonstrates need for alternatives in Oranga Tamariki residences

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on State of Care report demonstrates need for alternatives in Oranga Tamariki residences

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: State of Care report demonstrates need for alternatives in Oranga Tamariki residences The Human Rights Commission is echoing the call of the Children’s Commissioner for better and more consistent care and conditions in the New Zealand’s Oranga Tamariki residences. The State of Care: […]

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Human Rights Commission commends the NZX on positive moves to increase diversity

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission commends the NZX on positive moves to increase diversity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission commends the NZX on positive moves to increase diversity The Human Rights Commission has commended the NZX on its updated Corporate Governance Code (NZX Code) that includes significant changes around the measurement of diversity. The updated NZX Code, released today, […]

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State sector board representation of women to be congratulated

Published By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on State sector board representation of women to be congratulated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: State sector board representation of women to be congratulated The Human Rights Commission has welcomed newly released data that shows the highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards and committees. The 2016 Ministry for Women Gender Stocktake of State Sector Boards […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Fourth International Intersex Forum

Published By   /  May 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Fourth International Intersex Forum

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Fourth International Intersex Forum The Fourth International Intersex Forum was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands last month. The world’s largest intersex human rights forum to date was attended by 40 representatives of intersex organisations and independent advocates across all regions, […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Unseen & Unspoken

Published By   /  May 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Unseen & Unspoken

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Unseen & Unspoken To commemorate World Braille Day, the Commonwealth Youth Council launches “Unseen & Unspoken.” This is a segment of creative expression of the #iamABLE campaign through the art of poetry. The theme of the competition […]

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Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity April 27, 2017 Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy says NZ First leader Winston Peters needs to focus on what is relevant. “We suggest Winston Peters focuses on […]

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Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices A new independent report has outlined a number of serious concerns about New Zealand’s seclusion and restraint practices, says the Human Rights Commission.   The independent report, Thinking Outside the Box? – A Review […]

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Ninety Kiwi artists create walkable art trail to raise money for asylum seekers

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Ninety Kiwi artists create walkable art trail to raise money for asylum seekers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Ninety Kiwi artists create walkable art trail to raise money for asylum seekers More than 90 artists from around New Zealand are contributing to an art walk around Auckland CBD to raise money for the Asylum Seekers Support Trust.  The inaugural event, entitled […]

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Commission applauds historic pay equity settlement

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission applauds historic pay equity settlement

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission applauds historic pay equity settlement The Human Rights Commission has said today’s pay equity settlement is historic and will change the lives of thousands of mainly female, low-paid workers and their families.   Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue says […]

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Invitation to enter the Diversity Awards

Published By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Invitation to enter the Diversity Awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Invitation to enter the Diversity Awards Community News: Invitation to enter the Diversity Awards April 11, 2017 Is your organisation a champion for diversity and inclusion?Then Diversity Works wants to celebrate your achievements and share your stories. Entries are now open for the […]

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Why Never Again must mean Never Again – Dr Judith Aitken

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Why Never Again must mean Never Again – Dr Judith Aitken

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Why Never Again must mean Never Again – Dr Judith Aitken Presidents, monarchs, politicians, prophets and religious leaders often claim that their visionary idea, innovative policies or new law will “ensure that [this] never happens again.” But it usually does. Sometimes it’s even […]

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Human Rights Commission not advocating change to hate speech laws

Published By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission not advocating change to hate speech laws

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission not advocating change to hate speech laws Human Rights Commission not advocating change to hate speech laws April 4, 2017 The Human Rights Commission confirmed today it was not advocating for a change to hate speech laws. “We are not […]

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2016 annual Monitoring places of Detention report released

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on 2016 annual Monitoring places of Detention report released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: 2016 annual Monitoring places of Detention report released 2016 annual Monitoring places of Detention report released March 31, 2017 The 2016 Monitoring Places of Detention report has been tabled in Parliament, outlining issues facing people in places of detention and detailing the pieces […]

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Pursuing Justice for Victims of State Abuse

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Pursuing Justice for Victims of State Abuse

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Pursuing Justice for Victims of State Abuse Pursuing Justice for Victims of State Abuse Dr Elizabeth Stanley and Sonja Cooper Since the 1940s thousands of New Zealand children, young people and vulnerable adults have been removed from their homes and placed under state. […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Gender Equality in New Zealand

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Gender Equality in New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Gender Equality in New Zealand The UN Women National Committee Aotearoa NZ invites you to join us to hear about significant Gender Equality Bills currently before Parliament. Member of Parliament, Jan Logie, will discuss her two Member’s […]

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Human Rights Commission :: That’s Us

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: That’s Us

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: That’s Us 21 March was International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Hundreds of events take place throughout New Zealand showcasing the diverse cultures that make up our country, through dance, music and food. That’s Us – Race […]

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Equal Pay Amendment Bill strong contribution to pay equity discussion

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Equal Pay Amendment Bill strong contribution to pay equity discussion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Equal Pay Amendment Bill strong contribution to pay equity discussion The Human Rights Commission has today welcomed news that a Members Bill, seeking to eliminate pay discrimination and differentials between men and women in New Zealand, has been drawn from the ballot today.  […]

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New Zealand’s first Anti Racism campaign reaches more than 2 million people

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s first Anti Racism campaign reaches more than 2 million people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand’s first Anti Racism campaign reaches more than 2 million people The Human Rights Commission’s That’s Us anti-racism campaign has reached almost 2 million people (1.9 million) and engaged with more than 600,000 people since its launch on the 1st September 2016. […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Stand up for each other

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Stand up for each other

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Stand up for each other This year for Race Relations Day the Human Rights Commission has urged New Zealanders to stand up for one another and to stand up for what we believe in. A short video highlighting what […]

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