Projects tagged with Human Rights & Civil Liberties
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with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Discrimination, Gender
Minister for Women Louise Upston has submitted the Government’s latest report to the United Nations on New Zealand’s efforts to eliminate discrimination against women. New Zealand is required to periodically report on the country’s performance under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Tertiary Education, Labour force, Women, Equity, Discrimination, Gender
Women at work: 1991–2013 uses census data from the 20 years to 2013 to look at trends in occupational segregation between women and men. The report is intended to be useful to readers, researchers and policy-makers who have an interest in gender pay gap and labour market issues. This...
Topics: Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Discrimination
In 2013, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) commenced a programme of research on vulnerable temporary migrant workers. The first phase involved a review of New Zealand and international literature on the vulnerability of temporary migrant workers (Yuan, Cain and Spoonley, 2014) and an analysis of existing...
Topics: Human Rights & Civil Liberties, International Relations, Economic Growth, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Leadership, Policy, International students, Language, Innovation
This exploratory study considers the feasibility of measuring New Zealand senior secondary (Years 12/13) students' "international capabilities". Building on background work undertaken by the Ministry's International Division, the methodology had three components. Analysis of New Zealand and international...
Topics: Human Rights & Civil Liberties, International Relations, Economic Growth, Schools, Secondary Education, Leadership, Policy, International students, Language, Innovation
This a summary report for schools, drawn from research and analysis by the Ministry of Education and an explorative study completed by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research into international capabilities for students in New Zealand schools.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Employment & Labour, Disability, Māori, Women, Equity, Race & Ethnicity
Equal employment opportunity (EEO) is about equality in the workplace. It is a human right to be treated fairly at every point of the employment process whether it is at pre-employment, promotion pathways or remuneration. The workplace is a critical entry point for New Zealanders from diverse backgrounds and therefore an...
Making disability rights real: Second Report of the Independent Monitoring Mechanism of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, International Relations, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Policy, Child Development, Disability, Quality of Life
This second report of the Disability Convention Independent Monitoring Mechanism (IMM) details some of the experiences disabled people in New Zealand encounter each day. It highlights barriers that prevent the full realisation of the rights set out in the Disability Convention. The report also recommends steps that need to be...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Bullying, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Policy, Migrants, Labour force
Although New Zealand has long depended on immigrant settlers to supplement the national supply of labour, there has been a substantial increase recently in the number of temporary migrants arriving. Temporary migrants play an important role in the labour market, participating in both skilled and unskilled...
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Language, Race & Ethnicity
Race Relations in 2013 is the tenth annual review of race relations published by the Human Rights Commission. Documenting the main developments in race relations and ethnic diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand over the last year, it identifies efforts made to address racial inequalities. It also records and...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, International students
This report outlines what is known about the extent to which international students are working in non-compliant employment, possible reasons why that is occurring and a summary of the steps being taken to address it. Non-compliant employment in relation to international students is defined as employment where...
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