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MIL-OSI New Zealand: WHO moves on trans classification welcomed

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: WHO moves on trans classification welcomed

Source: Human Rights Commission An international health agency’s removal of transgender identities from its list of mental disorders should be reflected in legislation currently before the NZ Parliament, the Human Rights Commission (HRC) says. Yesterday the World Health Organization (WHO) published online the latest version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), which places all […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: The importance of changing attitudes about disability

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, Employment, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: The importance of changing attitudes about disability

Source: Human Rights Commission My name is Paula Tesoriero. I am the NZ Disability Rights Commissioner, responsible for protecting and promoting the human rights of disabled New Zealanders.  Various international reports conclude that people with disabilities face worse outcomes than others: we generally have poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic opportunities and higher rates […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Commission welcomes progress on family violence legislation

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Employment, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Commission welcomes progress on family violence legislation

Source: Human Rights Commission Human Rights Commission welcomes progress on family violence legislation The Human Rights Commission welcomes the support shown in Parliament last night for legislation that would see family violence policies introduced in New Zealand workplaces. “This is an idea whose time has come,” says Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue as […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: We strongly support right to freedom of speech

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Internet Communications Technology, Justice, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: We strongly support right to freedom of speech

Source: Human Rights Commission By Paula Tesoriero, acting Chief Human Rights Commissioner. I am concerned at recurring speculation that the Human Rights Commission is campaigning to limit free speech. Those who hold this view say we want to ban “disharmonious” or hate speech aimed at certain religions, and to make such comments an offence. They […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Commission welcomes report, commits to implementation

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Commission welcomes report, commits to implementation

Source: Human Rights Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission welcomes report, commits to implementation The Human Rights Commission (HRC) says it accepts all the recommendations Judge Coral Shaw has made, and is already actioning some of the changes she suggests.Judge Shaw’s recommendations are in a report commissioned by Justice Minister Andrew Little in February. This […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Student asks “do we not bleed” in speech finals

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Student asks “do we not bleed” in speech finals

Source: Human Rights Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Student asks “do we not bleed” in speech finals Year 13 student Hena Dugh of Hastings’ Girls High School has won the National Final of the Race Unity Speech Awards. Hena’s speech challenged us to recognise our common humanity, asking “If you tickle us, do we not […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Race Relations celebrated throughout New Zealand

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Race Relations celebrated throughout New Zealand

Source: Human Rights Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Race Relations celebrated throughout New Zealand Race Relations Day captured the imagination and participation of many New Zealand communities this year, with more than 35 events in centres from Invercargill to Northland. And despite the “day” in the title, celebrations of diversity extended from February to May. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Ka whakanuia te whakawhanaungatanga-ā-iwi puta noa i Aotearoa

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Ka whakanuia te whakawhanaungatanga-ā-iwi puta noa i Aotearoa

Source: Human Rights Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ka whakanuia te whakawhanaungatanga-ā-iwi puta noa i Aotearoa Ko te Rā Whakawhanaungatanga-ā-iwi tērā ka titia ki te mahara i te mahi a ngā tini hapori o Aotearoa i tēnei tau, arā, i ngā kaupapa e 35, nuku atu, mai i Muriwhenua tae atu ki Murihiku. Nā, ahakoa […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: A letter from Chair Sir Anand Satyanand

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: A letter from Chair Sir Anand Satyanand

Source: Human Rights Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A letter from Chair Sir Anand Satyanand This week the Chair of the Royal Commission into Historical Abuse in State Care, Sir Anand Satyanand published the following letter, asking all New Zealanders to share their views on the draft Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission to […]

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