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Increasing the safety of women, so they live without fear of violence, is a priority for the Ministry. The focus of primary prevention is on stopping violence against women and girls before it occurs so they have better futures and lives. Primary prevention is an emerging field of practice in New Zealand. This paper highlights growing international evidence that violence against women is...
Leadership talent is in short supply in New Zealand and globally. Yet at every successive management level significant proportions of talented women drop out or their career stalls. This is the leaking talent pipeline. This report examines how three factors create barriers to women’s career progression and contribute to the loss of leadership talent.
This research report presents new information about the employment situation of un- and under-employed Canterbury women. It tells us that there is under-utilised, ‘hidden’ female labour in Canterbury.
7 Jul 2013
This study explores the changing gender diversity trends on New Zealand corporate boards. A literature review presents domestic and international governance diversity statistics, as well as a thorough summary of the research into the commercial benefits of board diversity and the identified barriers and solutions (on both the supply and demand sides) to achieving it.
30 May 2013
This research seeks to actively honour, celebrate the contributions, and affirm the mana of Māori women chief executive officers.
This report, prepared by NZIER, describes the drivers of changes in the economic returns to women’s skills over the past 30 years and considers how these drivers may affect returns to women’s skills over the next 10 to 15 years.
The Ministry of Women’s Affairs undertook research in 2011 and 2012 to identify the economic returns from women’s skills both now and into the future. This...
This research, by ESITO, shares the stories of nine women in the electricity supply industry. The aim of the research is to gain a better understanding of how the electricity supply industry can develop strategies for a more diverse workforce.