Suffrage Day and the fight for women's rights

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:15 pm on 19 September 2017

On this day in 1893 New Zealand became the first nation in the world to grant women the right to vote.

Times have certainly changed since then but the fight for equality in our country continues. Women make up less than a fifth of boards of NZX listed companies, and 37 NZX companies have no women on their boards.

We speak to Miranda Burdon, the Chief executive of a group dedicated to championing women in business, 'Global Women'.

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Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

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