Projects tagged with Gender
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This Technical Report informs the Executive Summary and action plan on increasing representation of women that was presented to the Police Executive Meeting in October 2013. A separate Career Survey Results document details the methodology and results from the internal survey undertaken as part of this review...
HPA commissioned the Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation group (SHORE) from Massey University in July 2011 to examine changes over time in alcohol drinking patterns and alcohol-related harm for women. This report presents a series of analyses summarising trends over time for alcohol consumption...
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...
7 Jul 2013
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Women, Gender
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...
Topics: International Research, Monitoring, Pedagogy, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Children, Gender
The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) is a research study that provides both trend and snapshot information on the reading literacy of New Zealand's Year 5 students in both the International and national contexts. PIRLS-2010/2011 was the third cycle of the study to be administered.
Diagnosis and Management of Prostate Cancer in New Zealand Men: Recommendations from the Prostate Cancer Taskforce
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Public Service, Disease, Healthcare, Men, Quality of Life, Gender, Information & Communications Technology
Prostate cancer is a significant burden to men’s health and is now one of the most important issues facing New Zealand men.The lack of a reliable way of detecting prostate cancer early has created many challenges. The commonly used prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test detects both cancer and non-cancerous conditions. As...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Social Security & Welfare, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Over the past few years the NZ Police Workplace Survey has helped provide valuable insight into the climate of our organisation. It has provided a focus for discussion around the perceptions and opinions of staff across a range of areas and issues. As an organisation, level of engagement has become an...
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.
Literature review about the use of affirmative action programmes to address gender discrimination in the workplace
Topics: Literature review, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Women, Socio-economic status, Discrimination, Gender
This is a literature review, commissioned by New Zealand Police about the use of affirmative action programmes to address gender discrimination in the workplace.
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...
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