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Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women

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Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women is the Government’s principal advisor on improving the lives of wāhine women and kōtiro girls in Aotearoa New Zealand.

They work alongside other government agencies and organisations to ensure their work will improve the outcomes for women and girls in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Manatū Wāhine is focused on finding solutions to complex issues, such as pay equity, pay transparency, and family and sexual violence, of which women and girls have been impacted by for a long time.  

Work programme

  • Implementation of the Te Mahere Whai Mahi Wāhine Women’s Employment Action Plan

  • Coordination of the Government response to Wai 2700 – Mana Wāhine Kaupapa Inquiry in partnership with Te Puni Kōkiri

  • Supporting women to be nominated and appointed to public sector boards and committees

  • Jointly leading the Equal Pay Taskforce alongside Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission

  • Jointly leading to address pay transparency alongside the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment

  • Supporting the implementation of Te Aorerekura - the National Strategy for the Elimination of Family Violence and Sexual Violence and Action Plans

Other areas of focus available on their website.

Location: Wellington
Phone: 04 915 7112