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Support Needed To End The Silence Of Miscarriage

Support Needed To End The Silence Of Miscarriage

Too little support is available to women who suffer miscarriages, says midwife and academic Dr Cassie Kenney.

NZ, Australian Psychiatrists Hold Conference

NZ, Australian Psychiatrists Hold Conference

The Royal Australian and New Zealand Collage of Psychiatrists' Congress runs until 6 May 2010 at SkyCity Convention Centre in Auckland.

Disability Voice Missing In Right To Die Debate

Today media coverage has focused on Wellington woman Margaret Page's stated intention to starve herself to death. This follows the reported denial of a piece of supportive equipment by needs assessors employed by the Capital and Coast District Health Board.

Disasters And Their Impact On Mental Health

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists expresses sorrow for the loss of life, injury and trauma resulting from the Haitian earthquake.

Drunken Woman Driver Jailed For `Appalling Behaviour'

Wellington, Jan 8 NZPA - A 19-year-old Wanganui woman driver has been jailed for three months, after a night of drunken mayhem.

Jessica Winiata was this week sentenced in Wanganui District Court on four charges relating to her behaviour on the night of December 23.

ACC: Discrimination Against Maori Women

ACC: Discrimination Against Maori Women

More information about the ACC Sensitive Claims clinical pathway is coming to light, says the National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ); this information suggests not only discrimination on the basis of gender, but also on race.

Protestors To Picket Nick Smith On Monday 30th November

Protestors To Picket Nick Smith On Monday 30th November

After a successful TAKE BACK THE NIGHT march on Friday 27th November, women's groups and survivors are geared up to protest the National Party's cuts to sexual abuse counselling.

As 'Smooth' As The Surface Of The Moon

As 'Smooth' As The Surface Of The Moon

The last two weeks have seen the implementation of the new ACC clinical pathway for sensitive claims and the transition has been anything but 'smooth', says the National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ).

Speech - Turia: Third National Conference : Fragile X Syndrome

Speech - Turia: Third National Conference : Fragile X Syndrome

Over the course of my lifetime, we have shifted house more times than I like to remember.

Every shift there are some special boxes that I pack my taonga in - cherished photographs; works of art; treasures of the heart. These boxes I mark: fragile- handle with care.

ACC Cuts To Sexual Abuse Counselling

ACC Cuts To Sexual Abuse Counselling

The National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) is outraged by the proposed changes to ACC funding rules for survivors of sexual abuse and sexual assault, due to come into force on October 27, and commends all organisations and individuals involved in the national day of action.