Posts Tagged ‘Mothers’

Paid Parental Leave Bill -successive governments undervalue mothers

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Family First  says the Government is undervaluing mothers by not allowing a bill, proposing to extend paid parental leave, to proceed to a first reading. In the week before Easter a member’s bill which aims to extend paid parental leave in New Zealand from 14 to 26 weeks came up in the ballot. It is being proposed by Labour’s Sue Read more

Mothers’ contribution to families celebrated

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

To celebrate Mothers’ contribution to families Caritas Samoa organised a gathering last week to allow mothers to showcase their work. The gathering was an opportunity for all mothers to make money from their creations, says Caritas’ Communication Officer, Christina Mareko. “The programme started in 2008 and we conducted seminars and training for mothers in the villages,” she Read more