Projects tagged with Policy and Social Services
11 results found
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: International Research, Research, Community Development, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Policy, Women, Quality of Life, Gender
Increasing the safety of women, so they live without fear of violence, is a priority for the Ministry. The focus of primary prevention is on stopping violence against women and girls before it occurs so they have better futures and lives. Primary prevention is an emerging field of practice in New Zealand. This paper highlights...
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...
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...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Defence, Law & Justice, Victims, Families & Whānau, Policy, Women, Gender
This research presents a complex picture of sexual violence and revictimisation. It emphasises the importance of early identification of repeat survivors and the need to break the cycle of repeat revictimisaiton, and to provide consistent and appropriate support for survivors and their families.
9 Aug 2011
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.
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Schools, Secondary Education, Policy, Socio-economic status, Gender
A report to the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, June 2010
Topics: Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Unemployment, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Indicators for Change: Tracking the progress of New Zealand women is a periodical report published by the Ministry of Women's Affairs that provides a snapshot of the current social and economic status of women in New Zealand. The indicators used measure a range of outcomes that relate to the government...
Topics: Literature review, Employment & Labour, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Men, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Gender
Review of the literature on men’s participation in unpaid care, prepared for the Department of Labour and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, 2009.
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Education & Training, Schools, Policy, Women, Labour force, Youth, Gender
Report prepared for the Ministry of Women’s Affairs by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research, September 2008.
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