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Message from Robert MacKay on UN Day 2015

We all know the statistics, the statistics of inequality, domestic violence, sexual violence and discrimination. We actually don’t need to look too hard before we discover the facts for ourselves – this is a tragedy. Domestic and Sexual violence in this country is at epidemic levels. In a country which gave women the right to…
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Message From Mayor Celia Wade-Brown 2015

MESSAGE FROM MAYOR CELIA WADE-BROWN to Wellington Women Walk for Peace 2015 “Peace is everyone’s responsibility. The Wellington Women’s Walk for Peace 2015 invites women of all ethnicities and beliefs to unite and send a message to the rest of the world that we care about peace. I am very proud of Wellington’s diversity, and…
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UN Secretary-General’s Message for 2015

Twenty years ago, when the world convened a landmark conference on women’s human rights, the devastating conflict in the former Yugoslavia prompted deserved attention to rape and other war crimes there against civilians. Two decades later, with girls as young as seven not only targeted but used as weapons by violent extremists, it would be…
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UN Women Executive Director’s Message for 2015

In 1995, at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, world leaders committed to a future where women are equal. One hundred and eighty nine countries and 4,000 civil society organizations, attended the conference. Women left Beijing with high hopes, with a well-defined path towards equality, and firm commitments at the highest level. Their…
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Press Release for the 2015 WWW4Peace Event

Celebrate International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March at Newtown Festival, Wellington Come and celebrate International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March at the Newtown Festival with Wellington Women Walk/Work for Peace (WWW4Peace). The theme for International Women’s Day 2015 is Make It Happen: Celebrating women’s achievements and call for greater equality. This year the…
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2015 WWW4Peace International Women’s Day Event Programme

 Wellington Women Walk For Peace 2015 International Women’s Day Celebration @ Newtown Festival Sunday, 8 March 2015, Newtown Festival VENUE: International Women's Day Stage, Rintoul St, besides McDonalds and St. Thomas Church (across New World Newtown) THEME: Make It Happen FINAL PROGRAMME:                Assembly time at International Women’s  Day Stage                Messages from Wellington Mayor…
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