Projects tagged with Discrimination
72 results found
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...
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Discrimination, Gender
Getting it done shares what the Ministry and its Canterbury partners have learnt over the past two years. Following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, data showed a significant negative impact on women’s employment in Canterbury. This report discusses how the work of the Ministry and its...
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...
Measuring stigma: Attitudes towards social inclusion of people with mental illness within the community: In Fact
People who suffer from mental illness not only have to cope with the illness itself, but also with the public stigma and discrimination that is associated with these illnesses (Reavley & Jorm, 2012). The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) contributes to the Like Minds, Like Mine programme to increase social...
12 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Emissions, Transport, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Healthcare, Obesity, Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Discrimination
This report highlights the impact obesity has on our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. At an individual and family level it can affect our income levels, educational achievement, self-esteem and social participation. As a society it affects how our taxes are used in government subsidies and even...
Topics: International Research, Monitoring, Research, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Secondary Education, Families & Whānau, Leadership, Child Development, Asian, Children, Discrimination
What is PISA? The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international study that assesses and compares how well countries are preparing their 15-year-old students to meet real-life opportunities and challenges. This study is an...
Supporting disabled people and people with health conditions into work through the Health and Disability Long Term Work Programme
22 Jul 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Leadership, Policy, Disability, Discrimination
The Health and Disability Long Term Work Programme aims to increase the number of disabled people, including long-term unemployed disabled people, in paid employment on an equal basis with others. It is a four year programme that contributes to the Disability Action Plan and builds on the Health and Disability Welfare Reform...
29 May 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Like Minds was established in 1997, and was one of the first comprehensive national campaigns in the world to counter stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness. Like Minds has been successful at increasing awareness and changing attitudes, but people still experience discrimination in many areas...
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...
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