BPW Warkworth was established in 1984 and has a long history of working for and with women and girls in our community and advocating for women and girls locally, nationally and internationally through our resolutions process.
This last year we focused on perinatal depression, education of midwives, healthy homes and child poverty. We held a “Meet the Candidates” night prior to the elections where we asked the candidates to speak on these issues. This meeting was open to the public from 8pm.
We currently have the following projects on the go:
- Mentoring years 12 and 13 business studies students at Mahurangi College
- Making sustainable sanitary products for girls in our community and in the Pacific Islands to enable girls to attend school when they are menstruating. (Days for Girls)
- Making up care packs for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and have moved into our local Women’s Refuge
- Delivering BrainFit classes for anyone in our community who needs help to improve their memory and mental agility.
This year we plan to start working with local businesses on equal opportunities for women and young girls venturing into the workplace.
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2018 BPW NZ Submissions 7th February 2018 - Submission on the Review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 29th March 2018 - Submission to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 11th May 2018 - Submission on the Employment Relations (Triangular Employment)...read more
2017 31st January 2017 - Submission on Education (update) Amendment Bill 28th April 2017 - Submission on Domestic Violence - Victim's Protection Bill 11th May 2017 - Submission on the Draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Exposure Bill 18th May 2017 -...read more
Entries for the 6th Annual YWCA Equal Pay Awards are now open. YWCA are celebrating, encouraging and motivating all New Zealanders to be part of the equal pay movement. This year YWCA have introduced six new award categories to their list of awards. If you would like...read more
Internship & Volunteer Opportunities: NGO CSW/NY openings for the CSW63 Season (September 2018 – May 2019) For information regarding the wonderful Internship & Volunteer opportunities available from September 2018 to May 2019 with the NGO Committee on the...read more
Source - Stuff Sport 11.05.2018 'Give my 'daughter' a game': Are there really lots of opportunities for girls in sport? DANA JOHANNSEN Last updated 00:01, May 11 2018 PHOTOSPORT Football Fern Rosie White played most of her junior football against boys....read more
We invite you to join our dinner meetings and enjoy great company and fascinating speakers
2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm, except for January
Salty Dog, Snells Beach.
$25.00 per head.
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