Projects tagged with Women
142 results found
9 Aug 2011
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Unemployment, Policy, Women, Labour force, Gender
A report by Goldman Sachs on the use of women's and men's talents across the economy.
2 Aug 2011
Topics: Policy, Disease, Healthcare, Women, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Research, Science & Technology
The National Cervical Screening Programme in New Zealand is independently reviewed every three years. The Review is legislated under Part 4A, Section 112O, of the Health Act 1956. In January 2011 the New Zealand Associate Minister of Health, Hon Tariana Turia, appointed Dr Jeffrey H J Tan (...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Migrants, Refugees, Women, Quality of Life, Culture, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This research describes the kinds of initiatives that were perceived by community members and service providers as working well in refugee and migrant communities and the conditions that encourage them to flourish. The report presents two case studies of community initiatives addressing family violence in refugee and migrant...
Implementing and Monitoring the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes in NZ: The Code in NZ
15 Jul 2011
Breastfeeding is key to providing the best start for New Zealand infants and it is important for both mother and baby’s health. The overall Ministry of Health objectives are to increase the prevalence and duration of breastfeeding practices in New Zealand. Following a review in 2004 of New Zealand’s...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Employment & Labour, Disability, Women
Disabled people in New Zealand find that getting a decent job is one of their most significant challenges. New Zealand’s leadership role in the development of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities means there is a renewed focus on the right to work of disabled people. The...
1 Dec 2010
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Child Mortality, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Children, Women
This report is the third in a series of on-line publications reporting on hospital maternity data as recorded in the National Minimum Dataset. The publication includes maternal and newborn demographic information as well as some clinical and procedural data associated with the birth event.
23 Nov 2010
Topics: Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Resilience
This report explores and exposes issues that have arisen for New Zealand family members as they have supported a family member through an alcohol and/or other drug addiction problem. It builds upon a growing body of knowledge within national and international literature about the impact of addiction problems on families.
11 Nov 2010
Topics: Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Families & Whānau, Households, Policy, Whānau, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Families Commission released a research report and recommendations for improving paid parental leave in 2007 (Families Commission, 2007). Events since that time – particularly the global economic crisis and consequent recession – may have created an environment in which the improvements we sought are less of a priority.
Chasing shadows – Comparing sex ratios in census, estimated resident, and Linked Employer-Employee data populations (Stats NZ WP 10-02)
with: Statistics New Zealand
Changes in sex ratios observed in census and population estimates have drawn the attention of demographers and media in recent years and are articulated in the media as a problem with ‘missing men’. The underlying causes of these changes have been hotly debated in a number of forums with mixed results. Consequently, alternative...
Topics: Healthcare, Children, Women, Youth, Socio-economic status, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Research, Inequality, Race & Ethnicity
This report presents trends in ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities in the incidence of 28 cancers over a quarter of a century (1981–2004). It is the first report to document these inequalities in a comprehensive, consistent and reliable way.
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