Projects tagged with Women
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Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Women
This research was undertaken to explore first time mothers’ experiences with feeding their infants. In some countries, such as the United States, evidence shows that overweight prevalence in infancy has increased in recent decades. It is possible that a similar growth trajectory is occurring in New Zealand, particularly in light...
with: NZ Police
This report summarises the findings of an internal Police assurance review, which examines Police's approach to ensuring equal opportunity for gaining promotion, focussing particularly on women’s promotion to senior management and gateway roles. The assurance review’s overall objective was to identify what is working well...
18 Jun 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Children, Women
Optimal weight gain during pregnancy is associated with improved outcomes for both the mother and the baby regardless of the mother’s existing weight. An estimated one third of women of normal weight and 60 percent of obese women gain more than recommended during pregnancy.The Guidance updates and replaces...
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...
30 Apr 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Prisons, Victims, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Prisoners, Women, Quality of Life
Volume 2 Issue 1 of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal includes: Editorial - Liz Morgan How Corrections measures progress towards its 25 percent reducing re-offending target - Peter W. Johnston Review of...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Leadership, Women
This bibliography is a quick reference of abstracts on ways to improve women’s career paths within organisations. We have referenced 117 items, organised them into seven topic areas, and provided a brief summary of each item. Articles covering more than one topic have been included in each relevant area. ...
Family Violence Indicators: Can national administrative data sets be used to measure trends in family violence in New Zealand?
5 Mar 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Victims, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth
Good quality, reliable outcome indicators can be used to monitor trends, identify emerging problems, create awareness, guide legislative and policy reforms, and ensure adequate provision of services. This report assesses whether the administrative data sources collected by the Ministries of Health, Justice,...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Families & Whānau, Single Parents, Teen Pregnancy, Māori, Pacific People, Women, Culture, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This paper looks at improving the economic independence of women with low or no qualifications; women who are not in education, training or employment; and Māori and Pacific women.
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Unemployment, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Single Parents, Policy, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
It is tempting for policy-makers to subtract young mothers aged 15 to 24 from the NEET group, assuming young mothers have intentionally disengaged with employment, education and training due to their involvement in a caregiving role. This paper tests this assumption and identifies that not all NEET young mothers are out of the...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Leadership, Women, Culture, Discrimination, Gender
This paper proposes that work cultural changes are needed to increase opportunities for women to achieve at the highest level, and stop them from dropping out of the ‘leadership pipeline’. The research identifies three barriers to women continuing to advance their careers at the same rate as men. These barriers have been...
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