We need your voice, and as many voices as possible, so we can turn up the volume on this issue. Politicians need to hear from all New Zealanders that it’s no longer 1972. It’s 2017 and it’s time for New Zealand to be a fair place, a place where the sisters are treated the same as the misters.
The Electoral Act 1893 gives all women the right to vote. This was a monumental victory for suffragettes and the 32,000 women who signed petitions to present to parliament. The case for equal pay has not been so fortunate.
The Equal Pay act is passed.
Part of the solution to achieving equal pay is people joining together in union.