Post by Kiwi Frontline on Jul 5, 2019 17:12:53 GMT 12
GOVT FUNDING FOR TREATY INQUIRY WELCOME BY WĀHINE MĀORI
A lawyer representing claimants in the Waitangi Tribunal Mana Wāhine inquiry says government funding to progress it shows a willingness to find a solution to address the compounding disparity experienced by wāhine at the hands of the Crown.
Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter has announced $6.2 million to hire a specialist team to work alongside Te Puni Kōkiri and coordinate a government response and participation in the inquiry.
Statistics confirm that wāhine Māori continue to have poorer social, economic, educational, employment, and health outcomes, compared to Pākehā women.....