Reference

Women

Categories

* Women in Business
* Women's and Gender Studies
* Women's Health

Sites

* Contemporary Women's Issues
Multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press - with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives around the world.
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* Association for Women in the Sciences NZ (AWIS)
Created to encourage women to use and develop their scientific abilities and achieve their full potential.
* Auckland Women’s Centre
Provides women with welfare and support services, personal development educational opportunities, and collective advocacy on women’s issues.
* Feminist Majority Foundation
Website of the American-based Feminist Majority Foundation, an organisation dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
* The Feminist Theory Website
Provides research materials and information for students, activists, and scholars interested in women's conditions and struggles around the world. From the Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Tech University.
* Independent Women's Forum
The Independent Women's Forum is dedicated to advancing the spirit of enterprise and self-reliance among women, and supporting the principles of political freedom, economic liberty, and personal responsibility.
* International Women's Day
Annual celebration on 8 March.
* Ministry of Women’s Affairs Minitatanga Mō Ngā Wāhine
Gives Government policy advice on improving outcomes for women in New Zealand, provides suitable women nominees for appointment to state sector boards and committees, offers support services to the Minister, and manages New Zealand’s international obligations in relation to the status of women.
* Ms. Magazine
Award-winning magazine recognised internationally as the media expert on issues relating to women’s status, women’s rights, and women’s points of view.
* National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW)
Advisory body to the Minister of Labour. The Council holds quarterly meetings. Advises on matters concerning the employment of women and promotes the dissemination of information on the employment of women in New Zealand and overseas.
* National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges Inc
Umbrella organisation of 45 Women’s Refuges around Aotearoa/ New Zealand.
* National Council of Women of New Zealand
Aims to serve women, the family and community at local, national and international level through study, discussion and action.
* New Horizons for Women Trust
Charitable organisation that was established in 1991 to provide grants for women in New Zealand to develop their potential through education, research and projects to extend opportunities for women.
* New Zealand Association of Women in Aviation (NZAWA)
Organisation fosters friendship amongst women interested in aviation. Recreational and professional flyers. Networking, newsletters, meetings and rallies.
* New Zealand Centre for Women and Leadership
Promotes leadership opportunities for women through education, research, consultancy and community activity.
* New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women Inc. (BPW NZ)
Created to link business and professional women throughout the world to provide support, to lobby for change, and to promote ongoing advancement of the status of women.
* North Harbour Living Without Violence
North Harbour group runs programmes in Takapuna to help men, women and children eliminate abuse and violence from their lives.
* Relationships Aotearoa
New Zealand-wide not-for-profit counselling agency.
* Rural Women New Zealand
Advocacy and development organisation for women in rural communities.
* UN Women New York
United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women. A specialized agency within the United Nations system.
* Women and Women's Studies @ Te Puna Web Directory
Links to New Zealand organisations and information.
* Women in Film and Television (WIFT) Wellington
An organisation which supports women in the film and television industries and provides an informal network for career assistance.
* Women Travel New Zealand
Essential information for the woman traveller in New Zealand.
* Women’s Centre
Christchurch centre providing information, support, advocacy, and/or referral to appropriate agencies.
* Women’s Directory
The directory lists a wide range of women’s groups and organisations in New Zealand including Ngā Rōpū Wāhine Māori (Māori Women's Organisations). From the Ministry of Women’s Affairs.
* Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Christchurch
New Zealand branch of the international women's peace organisation.
* Women’s Studies Association (New Zealand) Inc.
A feminist organisation formed to promote radical social change through the medium of women’s studies.
* WomenWatch
A joint UN project to provide information and resources about gender equality and the empowerment of women.
* womenz.org.nz
A web way to feminism in Aotearoa / New Zealand. Presented by the Auckland Women’ Centre. Presented by the Auckland Women’ Centre.
* YWCA Young Women of Aotearoa New Zealand
Advocacy in international and national issues affecting young women, women and young people. Runs hostels, education programmes, support programmes for women and girls.
* Zonta New Zealand Zonta International District 16
A worldwide service organisation of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women.