New Zealand Action Plan for Human Rights

Date added:
Thursday, 13 November 2008
Last revised:
Thursday, 13 November 2008


The Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 gave the Human Rights Commission the responsibility for developing a national human rights action plan (NZAPHR). The Action Plan proposes certain actions and measures that should be taken to ensure equality amoungst all residents of New Zealand, and focuses especially on children, disabled people and race relations. It covers civil and political rights, social and cultural rights, and the legal and policy framework for protecting and promoting human rights in New Zealand.

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