Theresa Gattung - 2017 White Camellia Awards

White Camelia Awards

Good evening everyone.

Next year marks 125 years since women in New Zealand were first given the vote.  And since women in the world were first given the vote.


Imagine how impossible that must have seemed.  In Judith Devaliant’s wonderful 1992 biography of Kate Sheppard she traces the suffrage campaign in New Zealand. 


UN Women’s Annual Report 2016/17

UN Women’s Annual Report 2016/17

We are pleased to present UN Women’s Annual Report 2016/17.

The multi-media online version is here: http://annualreport.unwomen.org/en/2017

Here are some highlights:

Sustainable Development Goal 5

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UN Women NCANZ is proud to be a member of the Council for International Development

UN Women NCANZ is proud to be a member of the Council for International Development. See their latest press releases on the refugee ban.

Approved by Barbara Williams, President of  the UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand.

We can help refugees
30 January 2017

New Zealanders can help fight the United State’s ban on refugees, says the organisation representing New Zealand's international aid agencies.

Helen Clark: Speech on Power of Parity

Helen Clark: Speech on Power of Parity: 
Why and How to Increase the Number of Women in Political Leadership


HeForShe Campaign

HeForShe Campaign

What is the real definition of the word behind the #HEforSHE movement that empowers gender equality?

Are you #HeForShe?

On International Solidarity Day, UN Women’s HeForShe global movement calls men to stand up against sexual harassment

Speech by Sue Kedgley to the launch of the WEPs in Gisborne, 4 August 2015

It is an astonishing fact that women have been discriminated against throughout all of human history, in every society, in every religion and in every culture in the world.

So it’s not surprising that the culture of most organisations, and the corporate world generally, has also systematically discriminated against women, and that women have struggled, with limited success, to get ahead in the corporate world.



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