Tags : Women

Continued Focus on Women needed as Gender Pay Gap holds

“As we rebuild after COVID-19, our commitment to paying women fairly remains firm,” says Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter, after today’s release of the national gender pay gap from Stats NZ. “The official pay gap statistic shows the nationwide gender pay gap remains statistically stable at 9.5 per cent – but when and how […]readmore

New Zealand joins initiative to boost women’s role in global

New Zealand has joined Canada and Chile in a new trade initiative aimed at increasing women’s participation in global trade. Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker, together with Canada’s Minister for Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade Mary Ng, Chile’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrés Allamand, and Chile’s Vice Minister of Trade Rodrigo Yáñez, today […]readmore

Equal Pay Amendment Bill Passes with Unanimous Support

New Zealanders working in female-dominated professions will have a clearer pathway for pay equity with the passing of the Equal Pay Amendment Bill at 11:59pm this evening, say Minister for Workplace Relations, Andrew Little, and Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter. “No one should be paid less just because they work in a female-dominated occupation […]readmore

More support for women and girls

Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter today announced that funding for the COVID-19 Community Fund for women and girls will be doubled, as the first successful funding applications for the initial $1million were revealed. “Women and girls across the country have suffered because of the effects of COVID-19, and I am pleased to announce financial […]readmore

NZ wins bid to co-host 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson and Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford are welcoming the success of the trans-Tasman AsOne bid in securing co-hosting of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Grant Robertson says winning the rights to co-host the event is another milestone in raising the value and visibility of women’s sport in New […]readmore