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Ministry for Women

Website: Ministry for Women website

Email: mwa@mwa.govt.nz

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs,  Te Minitatanga mō ngā Wāhine,  is the Government’s principal advisor on achieving better results for women, and wider New Zealand. The Ministry has three priority areas: greater economic independence, more women in leadership and increased safety from violence. 

 The Ministry’s main responsibilities are: 

  • Policy advice on improving outcomes for women in New Zealand 
  • Managing New Zealand’s international obligations in relation to the status of women 
  • Providing suitable women nominees for appointment to state sector boards and committees 
  • Providing support services to the Minister of Women’s Affairs 

 

Sole parenting in New Zealand

The Ministry of Social Development led a cross-agency and cross-sector research programme that looked at changes in the rate of sole parenthood, sole parent employment and...

Et Tū Ake! Stand tall and proud

This paper looks at improving the economic independence of women with low or no qualifications; women who are not in education, training or employment; and Māori and Pacific...