Tag: human rights

Posted in Politics Psychology

Trauma occurs when the child is separated from its primary caregiver.

The issue is not whether the child's nappy is being changed or whether it is being fed. The trauma occurs when the child is separated…

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Winston Peters: Banging the same old drum

"We suggest Winston Peters focuses on what journalists write, not their ethnicity or race," Dame Susan Devoy, Race Relations Commissioner — NZ Human Rights (@NZHumanRights)…

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Posted in Politics Sexual Abuse

Rise of Far Right Populists Threatens Human Rights

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jan/13/emergence-populist-leaders-threatens-democracy-human-rights-watch-world-report-2017-trump-putin-erdogan The rise of populist leaders such as Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin poses a “dangerous threat” to human rights that could encourage global abuses…

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Posted in Politics Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse & violence is a human rights issue not a gender issue | Ken Clearwater |

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Posted in News Sexual Abuse

100,000 children and vulnerable adults put into care over 40 years

http://m.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11810075 Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy believes Kiwi kids who are Maori were more likely to be taken from their families and placed in…

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Recruitment stand-down periods for employers who breach employment law

We welcome the Governments new migrant worker recruitment stand-down periods for employers who breach employment law https://t.co/e0aeEp4MQa pic.twitter.com/OFF2iaCQQW – NZ Human Rights (@NZHumanRights) February 22,…

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NZ Human Rights: 174 refugees finished their stay at the Mangere Refugee Centre

Late last year 174 refugees finished their stay at the Mangere Refugee Centre. Susan Devoy went to celebrate the next stage of their journey pic.twitter.com/jDGD7RrKBM…

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The African Empire That Invented Human Rights

Did This Medieval African Empire Invent Human Rights? https://t.co/fhJxAQfWts pic.twitter.com/6hmVU1dfkK — Big Think (@bigthink) January 22, 2017 The spoken document which has also been called…

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Why is Saudi Arabia heading UN Human Rights Panel?

http://www.radiolive.co.nz/Why-is-Saudi-Arabia-heading-UN-Human-Rights-Panel/tabid/506/articleID/100951/Default.aspx Sean Plunket talks with Labour MP David Shearer – a former UN humanitarian worker – about Saudi Arabia’s elevation to a UN Human Rights…

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Historical human rights poster

#throwbackthursday: an old @NZHumanRights workplace harassment poster. #tbt pic.twitter.com/gwfWfac8fE — NZ Human Rights (@NZHumanRights) July 1, 2015

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