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2021April 2021International News

New Zealand Passes Legislation for Paid Miscarriage Leave

There has long been a positive correlation between employer support and productivity in the workplace. In response to this, Employment New Zealand reports that New Zealand’s parliament  recently passed  legislation that provides a mandated, three-day paid time off policy to women and spouses who have experienced a miscarriage during their pregnancy..

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2021March 2021International NewsAsia

New Zealand Announces Initiative to Make Sanitary Products Free in Schools

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on February 18 that starting this June, all New Zealand schools will provide free sanitary products to tackle period poverty across the country, reports Reuters. “Period poverty” refers to the poor accessibility to pads or tampons that can negatively impact education, health, and employment, according to The New York Times.

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FocusNovember 20202020Elections in the Age of Coronavirus

Focus on Elections During Coronavirus: New Zealand

Many individuals have pointed to the astounding efforts of New Zealand to control COVID-19. Along with the international community, the country’s handling of the coronavirus was also praised by its citizens. This played an important role in the re-election of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who orchestrated early virus restrictions. Her immediate plan was to not just control the spread of the virus, but eliminate it entirely.

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WorldApril 2019International News

The Great Replacement: An Analysis of the Christchurch Shooter’s Manifesto

On March 15, 2019 Brenton Tarrant conducted two consecutive terrorist attacks on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. On the day Tarrant carried out the shootings, he released a 74-paged manifesto via twitter and other social media. Now recently banned in New Zealand, the manifesto discusses the grievances that Tarrant has towards the evolution of the modern world, and the dangers that threaten the welfare of the white race and European identity.

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