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New research criticises NZ's record on Human Rights

April 02, 2015 at 8:49 AM

A new report has been released which criticises New Zealand's record on upholding human rights - particularly with regards to issues including gender equality, disabled people's rights and child poverty. 

Fault lines: Human Rights in New Zealand, investigates the six international treaties New Zealand has ratified and includes interviews with politicians and both domestic and international experts. The report was authored by Judy McGregor (AUT), Margaret Wilson (Waikato University) and Sylvia Bell, a human rights lawyer and contains a number of recommendations.

You can read the full report here.


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Category: Research