Free Nelson Mandela Free - Hone Harawira, MANA Leader
MANA Leader and MP for Te Tai
Free Nelson Mandela
Friday 6 December,
Nelson Mandela was an icon to all who have
struggled against oppression, whose light banished forever
the darkness of apartheid, whose warmth overcame the
bitterness of his enemies, and whose majesty touched the
hearts of all people of colour.
Thank you uncle for your
love and your inspirational leadership. Now you are truly
Haere ra. Hone
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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>>