Women share ‘heart-breaking’ stories of pay discrimination

Source: Human Rights Commission Several women have come forward about their appalling experiences of discrimination over pay and progression opportunities in workplaces across the country. These...

Myanmar: Two years since Rohingya exodus, impunity reigns supreme for military

Source: Amnesty International NZ With the threat of returns to Myanmar once again looming over Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, Amnesty International warned that Rakhine State...

Human rights approach can help in resolving Ihumātao dispute

Source: Human Rights Commission Applying New Zealand’s international human rights commitments, particularly those in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, can...

The End of Life Choice Bill doesn’t protect against coercion – Paula Tesoriero, Disability...

Source: Human Rights Commission While courts around the world have grappled with the idea of coercion…we are saying it’s ok for our Bill in New...

Japan: Rugby World Cup 2019

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Japan: Rugby World Cup 2019 New Zealanders planning on attending this year’s Rugby World...

Paul Hunt: Climate change is a human rights issue

Source: Human Rights Commission Climate change poses enormous human rights challenges in the Pacific and within Aotearoa New Zealand. It places responsibilities on government and...

Human Rights Commission backs Waitangi Tribunal call to allow prisoner voting

Source: Human Rights Commission The Human Rights Commission applauds the Waitangi Tribunal’s call to repeal the law banning prisoner voting. Chief Commissioner Paul Hunt says prison...

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