Human Rights and Discrimination

Resources on transgender human rights and discrimination in Aotearoa NZ.

Human Rights and Discrimination Law

Prism Report – New Zealand Human Rights Commission (2020).
Where Do You Sleep at Night? Transgender Experiences of Housing Instability and Homelessness – Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2020).
The Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19) Report – Fleming, T., Peiris-John, R., Crengle, S., Archer, D., Sutcliffe, K., Lewycka, S., & Clark, T. (2020).
Prism Report – New Zealand Human Rights Commission (2020).
Counting Ourselves National Transgender Health Report Aotearoa NZ – Veale J, Byrne J, Tan K, Guy S, Yee A, Nopera T, & Bentham R (2019).
In Our Own Words Sexual Violence in Tertiary Education Report – Thursdays in Black, Union of Student’s Associations (with co-development by Gender Minorities Aotearoa) (2017).
Youth ’12: Transgender young people fact sheet (PDF).
U.S. Transgender Survey Report 2015 (PDF).
UNAIDS: GAP Report 2014 (global) (link).
The Inquiry into Discrimination Experienced by Transgender People – NZ Human Rights Commission (Link & PDF).
Human Rights Commission Resources.
Young & Trans HRC Trans Workshop.
Community Law Manual: Discrimination.
Human Rights Act (1993).
New Zealand Bill of Rights Act (1990).
Community Law Manual – Community Law.

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Human rights and discrimination support

If you are being discriminated against, or think you might be, contact us. We can give you information on your rights, which types of legislation or law may be applicable to your situation, and which regulatory bodies may be the best ones to contact if you choose to take it further.