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Adolescents Taking Action for Good

Emma Gonzalez’s instantly historic speech got the nation to stop and listen about gun reform. Now she’s taking her message to Washington D.C. in the…

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Police suicide callouts are increasing by about 9 per cent every year

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/99735922/a-growing-emergency-why-are-cops-looking-after-mental-health-patients-in-crisis The statistics are clear. Police suicide callouts are increasing by about 9 per cent every year, while 111 calls for the next tier of…

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Posted in Equality Peer Support

Meditation does not make you a better person

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/05/meditation-does-not-make-better-person-study-finds/ “We did not find that meditation had any negative effects, however the good impacts can be compared to a placebo effect. “A person may…

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Diversity: Auckland woman who makes 4000 dumplings a day

Meet the Auckland woman who makes 4000 dumplings a day https://t.co/gRdflo0UuR #NewshubReboot pic.twitter.com/aBR7He9fE5 — Newshub Features (@NewshubFeatures) December 28, 2017 By 2038, Asians will become…

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Ultimately, though, she hopes there’ll be no need for a Disability Rights Commissioner.

Paula Tesoriero – fighting for equality https://t.co/Gw4ziYJFy1 — NZ Human Rights Commission (@NZHumanRights) December 16, 2017 The role of Disability Rights Commissioner was one she…

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Posted in Equality Gender Identity Sexual Abuse

1 in 3 #NZ #women #harassed #online

1 in 3 NZ women harassed online finds @AmnestyNZ survey. Timely to see this taken seriously as a human rights issue. https://t.co/914xOWGIVe — Marianne Elliott…

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Posted in Equality Politics

#Dame #Susan #Devoy #Scolds #Racism #Garner

Dame Susan Devoy: Inflammatory racist language doesn’t belong here https://t.co/mKQqMwGu5m pic.twitter.com/rPgcfr5vVO — NZ Human Rights (@NZHumanRights) October 9, 2017 f Garner had focused solely on…

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Posted in Equality Politics

#Terrorism

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/03/25/west-europe-is-safer-now-than-in-the-1970s-and-safer-than-almost/ The rise of urban terrorism is not a departure from recent European history but a return to the norm. The exceptional period was the…

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#Woman #bipolar #denied #travel #insurance

Woman with bipolar denied travel insurance amid outrage at industry’s unwillingness to cover mental health sufferers. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw5IDenTY http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/bupa-travel-insurance-mental-health-coverage-bipolar-woman-denied-coverage-a7981226.html Ms Watson told The Independent she had…

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Posted in Equality Gender Identity

#Gender #equality #correlates #male-on-female #murder

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/10/fear-of-a-female-president/497564/ It gets worse. In a study of several hundred people, Jennifer Berdahl of the University of British Columbia found that women who “deviated from…

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