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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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Submission on the Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill published

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Submission on the Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill published

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Submission on the Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill published The Human Rights Commission welcomes the introduction of the Children, Young Person and their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Bill. The Bill has significant implications for the rights and well-being of children and young people in New […]

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Human Rights Commission urges Kiwis to stand up for each other

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission urges Kiwis to stand up for each other

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission urges Kiwis to stand up for each other The Human Rights Commission has paid tribute to a Kiwi businesswoman who has gone public on the eve of Race Relations Day 2017 after online trolls said “Asians” like her shouldn’t be […]

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Race Relations Commissioner pays tribute to the Kiwis behind a series of events to celebrate Race Relations Day .

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Race Relations Commissioner pays tribute to the Kiwis behind a series of events to celebrate Race Relations Day .

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Race Relations Commissioner pays tribute to the Kiwis behind a series of events to celebrate Race Relations Day . The Race Relations Commissioner has paid tribute to New Zealanders who are behind a series of events in provincial and urban communities to celebrate […]

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Race Relations Commissioner concerned at recent attacks

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Race Relations Commissioner concerned at recent attacks

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Race Relations Commissioner concerned at recent attacks The Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is concerned at attacks suffered by Indian New Zealanders in recent weeks. “These unprovoked attacks were caught on camera and we encourage people to film incidents that happen to […]

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Commission welcomes unanimous support of Domestic Violence Victims Protection Bill

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission welcomes unanimous support of Domestic Violence Victims Protection Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission welcomes unanimous support of Domestic Violence Victims Protection Bill The Human Rights Commission has welcomed news that a Members Bill seeking to improve legal protections for victims of domestic violence will get the consultation it deserves, after passing it’s first reading. Green […]

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Project seeks to empower young women to close the $600k gap

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Project seeks to empower young women to close the $600k gap

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Project seeks to empower young women to close the $600k gap The Human Rights Commission is seeking to empower young women to tackle the gender pay gap with the launch of a new project – the $600k gap. The project, which launched with […]

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Urgent and deliberate action needed to combat biases that contribute to the gender pay gap

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Urgent and deliberate action needed to combat biases that contribute to the gender pay gap

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Urgent and deliberate action needed to combat biases that contribute to the gender pay gap The Human Rights Commission says the need for urgent and deliberate action to combat biases in the workplace is now crystal clear, following the release of research into […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Ponsonby Pride Parade 2017

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Ponsonby Pride Parade 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Ponsonby Pride Parade 2017 It’s always a bittersweet moment when Ponsonby’s Pride Parade rolls around. On the one hand, you get to spend your evening surrounded by colour, joy, and unconditional love, but on the other, you have it […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Palmerston North Youth Workshop

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Palmerston North Youth Workshop

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Palmerston North Youth Workshop The New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Independent Police Conduct Authority, Multicultural New Zealand and Hui E have partnered to hold a series of youth workshops nationally. The purpose of these workshops are to explore some […]

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NZFMC and RMCs Race Relations Day Celebration Events 2017

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on NZFMC and RMCs Race Relations Day Celebration Events 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: NZFMC and RMCs Race Relations Day Celebration Events 2017 New Zealand is amongst the most culturally and ethnically diverse nations in the world. Every 21st March, Multicultural NZ join the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day for the Elimination of […]

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Dame Susan Devoy responds to media over Auckland University European Students Association

Published By   /  March 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Dame Susan Devoy responds to media over Auckland University European Students Association

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Dame Susan Devoy responds to media over Auckland University European Students Association Dame Susan Devoy responds to media over Auckland University European Students Association March 2, 2017 Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy says she will be keeping an eye on a student […]

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Aotearoa’s Lost Generation – Dame Susan Devoy

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Aotearoa’s Lost Generation – Dame Susan Devoy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Aotearoa’s Lost Generation – Dame Susan Devoy Years ago in a small town a Maori boy was caught stealing lollies at the local four square. A report labelled him a ‘thug” and he was made a state ward. He was ten years old. […]

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Human Rights Commission :: March 2017 Turangawaewae

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: March 2017 Turangawaewae

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: March 2017 Turangawaewae Tūrangawaewae is the Human Rights Commission’s newsletter. In this edition we cover: a campaign calling for an inquiry into State care abuse, CSW61, the abolishing of historic convictions for sex between men, and much more.  In […]

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Chief Human Rights Commissioner endorses Ombudsman’s hard-hitting OPCAT report on Restraint in Prisons

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Chief Human Rights Commissioner endorses Ombudsman’s hard-hitting OPCAT report on Restraint in Prisons

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Chief Human Rights Commissioner endorses Ombudsman’s hard-hitting OPCAT report on Restraint in Prisons Concerning details around the use of restraint in a number of New Zealand prisons have highlighted the importance of independent monitoring of places of detention in New Zealand, says the […]

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