National Council of Women of New Zealand, Christchurch Branch
The National Council of Women of New Zealand is an umbrella organization working towards gender equality in Aotearoa New Zealand. Established in 1896, it has branches throughout the country, 200 affiliated Nationally Organised Member organisations, as well individual members. Since 1896 it has worked to lead and support many initiatives that have benefited all New Zealanders and their communities. NCWNZ partnered with Research NZ to undertake a comprehensive survey of gender attitudes in New Zealand in 2017 and 2019. The NCWNZ Gender Dashboard collects, collates and analyses data to build a shared understanding of the status of all women Aotearoa New Zealand. https://www.ncwnz.org.nz
NCWNZ objectives include researching the needs of women and the family and collecting and distributing information of service to the community. This website provides information about research conducted by the NCWNZ Christchurch Branch directed at these goals. It includes an archive relating to research into women's experiences of the Canterbury earthquake sequence as well as research into young women's experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic.