Five further names released following Christchurch quake
Five further names released following Christchurch
Police have today confirmed the identities of
a further five people who died in the Christchurch
Yuki HAMASAKI, 23, (female), of
Yang CHEN, 29, (female), of China
32 (female), of China
Xiling HAN, 25 (female), of
Jen/Jin HII, 34 (female), of Malaysia
brings the total number of names released to 166.
© Scoop Media
8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
“We hope that women’s issues will become prominent during election year and that all political parties will commit to policies that promote gender equity in New Zealand,” Ms Kedgley said.
“While women have made enormous progress in the last few decades, violence against women continues unabated and many women and girls suffer from discrimination and disadvantage around the world. More>>