St Andrew's on the Terrace  [image: Gareth Watkins]

St Andrew's on the Terrace

A Fresh Start for Human Rights

Audio from the public forum A Fresh Start for Human Rights, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrew's on 7 March 2018.

In 1972 it became illegal to pay women less than men and yet only now are we taking real action to close the gender pay gap. In 1993 it became unlawful to discriminate against transgender people and yet such discrimination is still widespread today. People, including beneficiaries, are waiting for years to get redress from tribunals. Is our system for protecting fundamental human rights working as it should or do we need a fresh start? The forum was organised and led by Jem Traylen. A special thank you to Jem and all of the participants for allowing us to record and share this event.

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Voices: Aimee Eastwood, Claire Miller, Jem Traylen, Jim Waters, Linda Wallace, Maggie Shippam

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Citation information

Record date:7th March 2018
Location:St Andrew's on the Terrace (Wellington)